John was born in the late 1940’s and educated at grammar school in Tunbridge Wells and the university of “Life.” He studied a postal course for Chartered Surveyors and qualified in 1970. Most of John’s career was spent surveying all types of property and project managing substantial health care developments.
John has actively participated in in animal rights demonstrations throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe. Campaigns such as anti Fox Hunt, Canadian Seal hunt and live animal exports from Shoreham. He is still an active lobbyist in retirement and continues to do fundraising for animal rescue organisations, through Silent auctions, Sponsored walks, stalls etc. John has set up and managed 3 animal welfare charity shops.
As a dog lover, John has four rescued collie type dogs who enjoy Flyball competitions.