John spent his career as a Chartered Surveyor, latterly as UK Development Director for an international property group. He has experience in managing teams of employees and consultants engaged in the development process, as well as the strategy and running of a large company. John has also held appointments as a voluntary director for a housing association and for Architecture and Design Scotland.
He is now retired and spends his time rowing, cycling, running and gardening (aches and pains permitting!).