John joined the Board in 2015. He is the Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee and the Association's Treasurer.
John is a Chartered Accountant. With a previous background in the financial services sector, over the last 20 years John has acted as Finance Director for a variety of Registered Providers. These range from a traditional housing association specialising in running care and nursing homes for older people, through stock transfer organisations to a larger diverse group of housing associations, owning over 27,000 homes in the south and south west.
John is currently Group Resources Director and Deputy Group Chief Executive at Aster Group. He is also the Chair of Cottsway Housing Association based in Witney, Oxfordshire and a member of the National Housing Federation Regional Committee in the South West.
John has lived in Great Cheverell since 2001.