John spent his career in airport management.
He had a variety of operational and HR roles and served on the boards of both Gatwick and Stansted Airports.
He has also enjoyed Board level experience in the housing and voluntary sectors. He was a board member of Essex Learning and Skills Council, and East Thames Housing Group, where he chaired the group’s subsidiary East Potential. He is also currently a trustee of London Youth, and Chairs the Safety & Safeguarding Committee there. He is also a Board Member of the Shaw Trust.