Independent Non-Executive Chairman

John was appointed to the Board in May 2022 and brings substantial experience in change management, M&A, scaling businesses plus substantial financial expertise gained in services based industries.

John built an executive career as a financial professional, becoming Group CFO of two technology enabled services businesses Northgate Information Solutions Plc and Equiniti Plc. Northgate provides technology and outsourced solutions to the UK Government and global HR market, Equiniti is an international share registrar. John worked with these businesses for over twenty years, helping to build them both into FTSE 250 constituents on the London Stock exchange.

John retired from executive work at the end of 2021 and is currently also the Chair of Audit and Risk at Redburn, a London based stock broker where he is also the Senior Independent Director.

John holds a first class degree in Finance and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.