John has spent over 40 years in the financial services industry either within an advisory, sales management, compliance or training & competence role and has worked for many of the larger networks. He also spent time working at L&G and Aviva in his earlier career. He holds the CII Diploma in Financial Planning in addition to a variety of other qualifications including Long Term Care and Equity Release.
Latterly, he was CEO of a compliance support business controlling the provision of services to many financial advisory, mortgage broker and CCL firms and has worked extensively with their various regulators over the years, predominantly the Financial Conduct Authority.
In his spare time, John enjoys performing with various bands and orchestras (although no longer professionally) as well as caravanning and undertaking DIY. He has a love of France and looking after various “rescue dogs” acquired over the years.