John is currently Chairman of Wavex Ltd a privately backed IT services business, a non-executive director of Hogg Robinson Group PLC and a Panel Member at the Competition and Markets Authority. He has sat on a number of boards of companies in the technology, data and services sectors. Prior to that he has over 20 years’ experience in banking and finance, with expertise in mergers and acquisitions in domestic and international markets, focusing on media, technology and service sector companies. He is Finance Committee Chairman and Trustee of The Royal Institution of Great Britain and previously Advisory Board Member at LAMDA.
He holds a Masters degree in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University and a Masters degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School. He is part of the MAT Board of School 21, in East London, and teaches communication and interview skills to Russell Group university applicants.
Appointed: 20th June 2018
Term of office: 4 years
Business and pecuniary interests:
- Chairman - Wavex Ltd
- Non-Executive Director - Hogg Robinson Group plc
- Trustee - Royal Institution of Great Britain