John retired from Rolls-Royce plc in 2019 after 34 years. He has worked in their Civil Aerospace, Defence and Submarine sectors. During that time he held a number of Senior Management and Executive positions primarily in Strategic Procurement and Supply Chain Management.
Since leaving Rolls-Royce, John has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Manor Hall Academy Trust and a Board Trustee of Homestart Staffordshire Moorelands. He has also become a Town Councillor in Uttoxeter.
John is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.