John is a well-known speaker and writer on operational risk, including being co-author of Mastering Operational Risk (Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2010). For the past 20 years he has served on the boards of a number of banking and insurance companies as both an executive and non-executive director and is chairman of trustees of a small arts charity.
He has chaired or been a member of numerous industry and regulatory advisory groups. At the British Bankers’ Association he founded and chaired the Global Operational Loss Database.
He graduated from the University of Oxford and is a Fellow of the Institute of Operational Risk and of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.