After earning his titles as Bachelor of Commerce and Associate in Accountancy at the University of Queensland, John Moore became a member of the Brisbane Stock Exchange. In 1996 he was appointed as former federal minister for industry, science and tourism, as well as vice president of the executive council. Two years on, John took up the position of federal minister of defence and continued in this role until his retirement from politics in 2001.
Before joining Arowana he served as director and board member of various Australian companies, including Brandt Limited, P.F.C.B. Limited, Agricultural Investments Limited, Merrill Lynch Australia and Citinational Australia. John is currently chairman of the Evolution Road Maintenance Group and a Non-executive Director at Arowana Contrarian Value Fund ( ASX: CVF).