John became involved with the Foundation because of its vital role in supporting a flourishing local voluntary sector. He has worked at a senior level within some of the UK's largest disability charities. He lives in Westbury and is particularly concerned with homelessness and substance misuse.
John has held several public appointments including Chair of the Department of Health's Voluntary Sector Sounding Board, Justice of the Peace and he is a trustee of several charities. John was awarded the OBE in recognition of his contribution to social care and has been Chair of the Foundation since October 2015.