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For the past 20 years John McCabe has been working as a freelance consultant and has provided a range of bespoke management programmes and initiatives for individual clients.


Bespoke Solutions was founded by and is run by John Mc Cabe.

John brings with him a wealth of experience. He has spent almost 20 years in Hong Kong where he held a number of senior executive positions with one of the territory’s most successful companies, the electricity utility China Light & Power. These included Training and Development Manager and Corporate Change Manager. In the former role he was responsible for managing the corporate training group, including determining associated strategy and policy. In the latter he was responsible for identifying and resolving HR and staff development issues arising from major organisational change.

For the past 20 years John has been working as a freelance consultant and has provided a range of bespoke management programmes and initiatives for individual clients. In addition, he has worked extensively as an associate with SCOTWORK, who are the world’s leading providers of negotiation skills training.

He has worked with staff at all levels, across a broad range of organisations, industries and businesses, in the UK, Ireland, Europe, the USA and South East Asia. These have included, oil gas and electricity, aviation and public transport, food processing, manufacturing and retail, pharmaceuticals and medical research, broadcasting and telecommunications, engineering, professional services and the public sector.

Our Philosphy

At Bespoke Solutions we believe that all our clients are different and have different needs. Our philosophy is to work closely with them to clarify the issues and develop a tailored solution which will provide measurable ongoing results and benefits.

Our Process

We employ a 5 step process and work closely with the client at every step.


What is the current situation, and what is the desired situation? Identify the gap. Define Objectives.


What are the options available to close the gap and bring about the desired situation? What is the best option or combination of options?


Content, methodology and duration. How and when will results be measured against objectives is designed into the overall concept.


Do It! The initiative is delivered.


Measure results against objectives. What is the overall impact of the initiative?


John is a Master of Science in Training and has Diplomas in Training and Development and Training Management. He has worked with the University of Leicester as an associate tutor on their Training and Development and Human Resource Management diploma programmes. He has designed and delivered a broad range of bespoke management development initiatives which have included:

  • Influencing Skills
  • Team Building
  • Communication Skills
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Change Management
  • Learning Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Presentation Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Action Learning
  • Total Quality Management
  • Executive Coaching

In addition, he has facilitated organisational change initiatives and designed and run longer term management development programmes.