John has extensive board experience with a number of major public companies. He was Group Finance Director of Johnson Matthey plc for 20 years helping to transform the company into one of the UK’s most successful technology based manufacturing companies. He was a non executive director of GKN plc for 9 years and currently chairs the audit committees of Fenner plc and Low & Bonar plc.
John has been a trustee of several major charities and was Chair of mental health charity Richmond Fellowship. He is a member of the audit chairs advisory committee of the Financial Reporting Council.