John was appointed as a Director on 14 August 2019. He has held a range of senior executive roles across a variety of sectors including building and industrial materials manufacturing, distribution, finance and consumer goods. He was most recently the Chief Executive for the building trade materials supplier, Placemakers, and previously held leadership roles at Godfrey Hirst, Lion Nathan and Barclays Bank PLC.
John currently sits on the boards of Horizon Energy Group, Blood Corp Ltd, NZ Scaffolding Group (Chair) and Doors & Window Systems Auckland. He has an economics degree from Otago University and has completed the Senior Executive program at Columbia University, New York.