Now retired, John held senior HR and Customer Service roles throughout the initial creation of the Regional Water Authorities and subsequently the privatisation of the Water Industry. In the North West this resulted in the creation United Utilities plc. Prior to that, he was General Manager of the Trust’s operation throughout Merseyside and subsequently a senior role managing programmes and activities across the North West.
He was a magistrate for 18 years covering the Cheshire Area and with Chair responsibilities in both the Adult and Youth Courts. He has served as governor at Priestley College for 14 years and is a Trustee Director of St Rocco’s Hospice in Warrington.