John is passionate about helping kids have great experiences to help them form the building blocks of their future careers – whatever they might be.

Born in Calderdale, John went to Brooksbank School in Elland and then Leicester University before training to be a Chartered Accountant down in that London.

John was Finance Director, then CEO of Henry Boot PLC, based in Sheffield, before retiring in May 2020.

He is married to Adele, a teacher who has taught in Calderdale for most of her life, and they have a married daughter. John and Adele recently became very proud grandparents. Ahhhh.

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum
Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE. Map