John initially joined the Board of Trustees in 2009 and resigned to take up the Director of Finance role in January 2015. John is a senior Finance professional. He joined a King's Lynn based firm of accountants in 1971 progressing through the firm to becoming a partner. John retired from the practice in December 2016 and has since taken additional responsibility as Director of Finance. He is a Fellow of the Association of International Accountants and Fellow of the Institute of Financial Accountants as well as a Member of the Chartered Management Institute.