John Beckwith

Vice President, Human Resources – Europe & Asia Pacific

John Beckwith leads the Human Resources, Facilities and Culture functions for OEC in European and Asia Pacific. John joined OEC as Director, Human Resources in 2018 with a strong background in M&A activity, divestment and big change programs in over 20 countries. He is responsible for developing and maintaining an employee-oriented culture that emphasizes continuous improvement, teamwork, high performance and quality.

Having worked mostly in global listed and market leading companies, John has assumed senior leadership roles. Before joining OEC, he served 6 years as Global Head of HR at Clarkson PLC and 10 years as European Director for MF Global. John started his HR career working in a small private investor company for 12 years.

John is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD) and a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management. (FCMI).