Chairman of the board
Chairman – Nomination and Risk Committees
Key strengths: Extensive experience of working in a global business environment and in sectors of strategic importance to the group.
Strong relationships with major investors and wide involvement within G4S at group and regional meetings.
Developing the board and its governance of the group.
Joined G4S board: June 2012
Previous experience: A chartered accountant, John spent his career until May 2011 with global professional services firm Deloitte, was Global Chairman between 2007 and 2011, and prior to that, Global Managing Director between 2003 and 2007. He was Senior Partner and CEO of the UK partnership from 1999 until his retirement from the partnership.
Current external commitments: Chairman of AMEC plc and of a number of private companies; beyond commercial business roles, he is also on the Board of Governors of London Business School; a member of the CBI President’s Advisory Council and of the British American Business International Advisory Board. He is also chairman of the appeal board for The Centre for Children’s Rare Disease Research at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Read Johns interview from the 2012 Annual Report. Back to top