John says that the gurus state that continuous change is essential for businesses to stay ahead of the game, he has followed this dictum throughout his career.
With a degree in medieval history from Cambridge and one in business from Harvard, he has worked in a number of business sectors latterly large businesses. He ran the hotel and holiday division for Mecca and then ran Wickes as CEO building a chain of 100 stores. John states that he is an expert on cutting ribbons. Finally, he worked in interim management helping a vast array of businesses from small, family-owned enterprises to large companies.
John is now retired but still finds time to be secretary of Berkhamsted Cricket Club, sits on the committee of “Your Berkhamsted” magazine, and represents the Chamber on the Town Hall and Festival of Light committees. Married to Hayley, he has 5 children, the youngest is at Berkhamsted School.
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