John qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers Manchester before pursuing a career as a Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer in the charity, education, criminal justice and housing sectors in a variety of roles across the North West. He has worked in housing for the last 15 years and believes passionately in the need for social housing, community development and regeneration. He has also been an advocate for education and health and was previously a business mentor at Xaverian College for 10 years and a Board Director of Prevent Breast Cancer for almost 9 years. He was appointed to the RBH Executive Team in May 2022 and joined the board on 10th June 2022.