John A Letham is founder and director of Considered Thinking.


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John Letham is founder and director of Considered Thinking. He combines relevant and comprehensive experience in the business and creative worlds, together with being a qualified executive coach and action learning facilitator.

John has worked in international business development and management for over 30 years, with significant experience across many sectors and environments, including multinational corporate, SME, education, voluntary, charity, public sector and health. He is a vibrant futurist, who has a passion for self-improvement and developing other people, with a proven track record of nurturing, developing and reinvigorating talent.

John co-founded Park Circus in 2003 and was instrumental in successfully building the company from part-time start-up to the leading worldwide distributor of classic and back catalogue films, currently representing every major Hollywood and British studio and numerous independent rights holders. The business is headquartered in Glasgow with offices in London, Los Angeles and Paris. The company was successfully sold to Arts Alliance in 2014, with John playing a key, enabling role in the pre-sale negotiations. After the sale, John was requested to continue to influence the business as Non-Executive Director before being asked to re-join the wider group company part-time in 2016 as Co-Chief Executive Officer and is presently leading the organisation through an exciting period of development, transition and growth. This work will be complete by March 2019, with John presently involved in the recruitment of a replacement CEO to pass the reigns to.

With formal education and extensive experience in digital technology, including working for over a decade for the electronics giant, Motorola, John has precise attention to detail, particularly around processes, operations and problem solving, through clever thinking and the implementation of effective systems. He has invested in intensive continued learning throughout his career.

Beyond work, John’s passions include design, photography, architecture, travel and living life to its full potential