A life-long pragmatic altruist, John Pabon’s work has focused on the fields of sustainability, geopolitics, and strategic communications. 

For the past 15 years, he has advised governments, corporations, and organizations of all sizes. The result is a portfolio of leading programs, campaigns, and strategies across all industries. 


John’s global career has taken him from Los Angeles to New York, Shanghai to Seoul to Melbourne. He’s had the privilege of working with the United Nations, McKinsey, A.C. Nielsen, and as a consultant with BSR, the world’s largest sustainability-focused business network. A decade of experience living and working in Asia inspired him to found Fulcrum Strategic Advisors with a mission to help companies, governments, and individuals understand, adapt, and capitalize on the seismic shifts happening in the world today. 


He is a regular contributor to major publications, and speaks to an array of global audiences on issues of sustainability, geopolitics, communications, and societal change. John is Program Director for The Conference Board's Asia Sustainability Leaders Council and also serves on the board of advisors to the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce.


When he’s not working or writing, John is an avid dragon boater, out-of-shape Muay Thai fighter, reiki healer, and proud dad to the world's best Shiba Inu. He currently lives with his partner in Melbourne, Australia.