Responsibilities are to agree policy, to offer strategic direction to the Confederation and to other committees within the sector and to co-ordinate cross sector liaison with other relevant associations/bodies.
John is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) which includes implementing the AIC Boards objectives for AIC. This role also includes being the Managing Director of AIC Services – the professional services arm of AIC. He was part of the original team that merged a number of trade associations together to form AIC in 2003.
Previous to this he has worked for a major blue-chip retailer, a fresh produce co-operative and a management consultancy. He obtained an MBA through the Open Business School and a BSc (Hons) from Nottingham University.