John is Chair of Magpas Air Ambulance bringing the very best pre-hospital emergency care, in the air or on land, including treatments usually only available in a hospital. He is also Chair of the St John Priory Group – Cambridgeshire part of the Order of St John, an Order of Chivalry of the British Crown, delivering its charitable activities through St John Ambulance.
Previously for over 17 years he was Chief Executive of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce the independent, dynamic business membership and services organisation accredited to the British Chambers of Commerce.
He also has previous extensive experience as a Chief Executive and Non-Executive Chairman and Director as well as Human Resource management in a successful career spanning over 50 years.
With considerable voluntary experience in many different aspects and various charities which included being National Chairman of the Road Haulage Association for three years from 1998 to 2001, as well as being an active Local Preacher in the St Neots & Huntingdon Circuit of the Methodist Church for over 30 years.
John was awarded his OBE in 1997 in Sir John Major’s resignation honours list, appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire in 2014 and made a Member of the Order of St John in 2021.