John Lydon


John Lydon is the Chairperson of Generation Australia. After starting his career at Citibank in London, John spent 25 years at McKinsey where he advised clients on strategic growth and operational opportunities and also held leadership roles including founding McKinsey Implementation globally, Managing Partner of McKinsey Australia & New Zealand, and leading Social Responsibility across Asia Pacific.

John currently holds a number of roles linked to his purpose to help businesses create positive social and environmental value. In addition to his role at Generation Australia, these include Economic Commissioner, Greater Cities Commission and Co-Chair of Australian Climate Leaders Coalition.

John is a member of NSW Net Zero Emissions and Clean Economy Board and an Industry Professor at UTS Business School. John has an MBA from INSEAD, France, and a BA from the University of London.