John Higham is Managing Director of Higham Consulting Ltd a company registered in UK in 2001, in addition to the office in UK there are Offices in Suzhou PRC.

John has worked in industry since leaving UMIST in 1963 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has worked in many industries including Machine Tools, Heavy Engineering, Packaging, Toiletries and Pharmaceuticals (Operations and Projects +25yrs with GlaxoWellcome becoming Managing Director of Glaxo Production and Engineering Services Ltd. and later Engineering Director of Glaxo Manufacturing UK )

John became Technical Director of GlaxoWellcome China for 4 years prior to his retirement in October 2000. He lived for those four years in China and during that time built up a network of contacts in many areas of business and government.

Previous to this John had been making investments in China for GlaxoWellcome since 1984 and has completed three manufacturing facilities for them.

In 2001, having retired from GlaxoWellcome, he decided to form a new company with a sole purpose “To assist Western Companies further their business interests in China"