John has recently retired after 24 years as a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers. During this time he was the global leader of their M&A Integration and Separation business and latterly was the COO of their UK Deals business. He spent 6 years as an elected member of their Supervisory Board and for 3 of those years he was the Deputy Chairman of the Board.
Since retirement he is focused on building a small portfolio of non-executive roles in the charitable sector. In addition to being the Treasurer and a Trustee of CVQO, he is also an independent alumni member of the Risk and Audit Committee for Jesus College, Oxford.
John graduated with a Mathematics degree from Jesus College, Oxford and then joined Price Waterhouse, where he qualified as an accountant. In addition to being in the CCF at school, he spent 20 years in the Territorial Army as a Royal Artillery officer. John is a keen runner, cyclist, skier, golfer and mountain person.