Craig Johns, also known as the active CEO and Chief Energy Officer, has 27 years global experience working in the sport, health, mind, education and hospitality industries where he has thrived on helping people become high performing leaders. He is relentlessly curious and has an obsession with human behaviour and performance.
After being hospitalised three times with stress related heart problems and burnout, which included flat-lining in the emergency room, Craig Johns realised that he needed to be more than a leader of high performance and become a high performing leader. He has now transferred those strategies into working with CEO’s, senior executives, coaches and leaders from some of the world’s leading companies including IBM, EY, Nestle, P&G, Standard Chartered, JP Morgan, AIG, Boyden and Nike.
Born in New Zealand, he has was an elite athlete he competed at the Hawaii Ironman, four World Triathlon Championships and continues to play competitive golf. A hip replacement and second pacemaker, at the age of 30, meant a full-time shift to focusing on being a high performance leader, CEO and National Head Coach.
He has coached and managed multiple Olympians, National Champions and World Championship athletes. He has worked with world leaders such as the Dalai Lama, Mind and Life Institute, WTA Tennis, IRONMAN Triathlon and United World College.
Living in 5 countries, Craig has held senior executive and CEO roles at Thanyapura, Taipei American School, Triathlon ACT, and is the founder and CEO of NRG2Perform, Speakers Institute Corporate and World Sport Coach. He is the host of the active CEO Podcast, a keynote speaker, leadership performance expert and is currently authoring Breaking The CEO Code.