John is the former chair of CharityComms’ trustee board. He is a strategic consultant in corporate, brand, communications and marketing strategy, primarily in the not for profit sector. He is the former deputy CEO of RSPCA. His career has included both commercial and charity roles. Prior to the RSPCA he was at the NSPCC, as director of communications and latterly director of child protection consultancy. Previously, he was director of campaigns and communications at medical charity Action Medical Research. Past roles include responsibility for comms at Barnardo’s, five years at The Body Shop as international PR manager and a PR and campaigning role alongside Bruce Kent at the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Outside work, music is a consuming passion, as well as a love of film, art and literature and a 40-year plus devotion to Arsenal FC.