John Darlington

"Value Flow Consulting Limited" įkūrėjas ir direktorius; Buckingham Universiteto verslo gerinimo katedros vedėjas (Jungtinė Karalystė)

John Darlington is the founder and managing director of Value Flow Consulting Limited, a UK based management consulting firm with clients based around the world.

Flow helps customers improve their performance by using a combination of Constraint Based Management & Lean Principles. John worked for Honeywell Turbochargers from 1986-1999. During this time he held a variety of roles including Finance Director and IT Manager of the OE site and Operations Director of the Turbocharger Aftermarket.

John Qualified as a Lean & Six Sigma Expert through Renault Institute and in Constraint Management with Goldratt Institute. As Kaizen Director of United Engineering Forgings, the largest independent Forging and Machining business in the UK he led the systematic introduction of Lean Manufacturing across their 6 sites. He combines application with teaching and became Head of Department for Business Science & Lean and also Director of the MSc in Lean Enterprise at the University of Buckingham. He teaches modules on Demand Capacity and Flow (DCAF) also Mapping.

He has also developed Flow Accounting which he describes as the “practical face of Throughput Accounting John has been a guest speaker at APICS, and SAPICS where he won the Toyota Prize for Best New Idea.