John and his wife Anne live to the South of Birmingham and have three grown up sons and a new granddaughter.
He is Managing Director of a specialist software company, operating mainly in the UK and with a smaller number of clients overseas.
John was initiated into Masefield Lodge in 2002 and served as WM in 2008. He was appointed Prov. Grand Steward in 2012, Prov. Senior Grand Warden in 2015 and invested as Assistant Provincial Grand Master in 2019.
He was appointed PJGD in 2020.
Exalted into Masefield Chapter in 2004 he served as MEZ in 2009. He was appointed Prov. Assistant Grand D.C. 2012-13, Prov. Deputy Grand D.C. 2014-15, Prov. Grand Scribe Nehemiah 2016 and Third Provincial Grand Principal in 2017, receiving Grand Rank in 2017.
A Past Eminent Preceptor of St Bernard de Frankley Preceptory, John will be appointed Prov. Grand Standard Bearer Beaceant in October. He is a Past Supreme Ruler of St Martins Conclave in the Order of the Secret Monitor, in which he is currently Provincial Grand Sword Bearer (Warwickshire).
When time permits, John enjoys reading, international travel, the gym and Birmingham City Football Club.