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Clients speak highly of our work in all areas; describing processes such as facilitation, industry knowledge, positive results, significant growth.

I have worked with John on several assignments, ranging from corporate strategy development to lean manufacturing to business development for a company focused on emerging markets. In each case, he provided valuable insight and concrete recommendations that we executed with positive results.

Thomas R. Bates Jr., Chairman Vantage Drilling

NATCO Group Inc. engaged John de Wardt for corporate wide adoption of Lean Management. His ability to connect with key decision makers involved in each business system is unique. We captured efficiencies, drove unit costs down, eliminated waste and built a shared vision around our business priorities. As a result, revenues and profitability achieved record levels.

John U. Clarke, Partner Turnbridge Capital

John de Wardt is an outstanding consultant on well engineering issues. He is also very versed in facilitating process improvement and can work with any team to identify shortfalls in performance. His service is one beyond the call of duty and has been very much appreciated by all who have worked with him in Addax Petroleum.  

Horace Awi, Technical Director, Addax Petroleum, Nigeria

In the 1990’s National Oilwell went through a period of significant expansion. John de Wardt provided both tremendous insight and valuable guidance and expertise in helping National Oilwell achieve success in bringing together different organizations and creating the structure for the new organization. Without the talents of Mr. de Wardt, the success of these acquisitions could not have been realized.

Pete Miller, former Chairman / CEO National Oilwell Varco

At Balance engaged John during our early start-up phase to lead the management team through a commercialization strategy workshop with implementation follow up. John’s process and active participation, not just facilitation, helped us build a concise, understandable plan. John de Wardt provided us with a straightforward, hard driving, no nonsense approach to strategic planning that helped us define and achieve our business goals.

John G. Samuell Sr., Former CEO AtBalance