Leighton John, head of production and operational excellence at the Royal Mint

Leighton John

Head of Production and Operational Excellence , The Royal Mint

Leighton John is the Head of Production and Operational Excellence at the Royal Mint a post he’s held for the last 4 years having worked in the business for 23 years.   As a member of the Leadership team he’s been actively involved in leading the change from a civil service organisation towards a world class, customer focused business which delivers value right across the key stakeholder group.  He’s witnessed numerous change programmes and the corresponding impact they can have on a business if they lack a clear vision, strategy and set of values behind which the entire business can align.  As part of his current role, Leighton has led The Royal Mint’s manufacturing improvement programme, transforming both the Circulating and Commemorative Coin operations.