John started his career as a journalist, working in regional newspapers before becoming Editorial Director of Teletext on ITV and Channel 4, the national interactive TV service, for 10 years. He is now a leader in the Corporate Responsibility field, leading CR for Tideway, the company building London’s ‘super-sewer’ underneath the River Thames. He has significant experience in community partnerships and in companies delivering social value.

John’s sporting passion is cricket - he is still playing, just – and he has discovered the challenges and joys of rowing through Tideway’s Oarsome Challenge charity marathons along the Thames.