John is a chartered accountant with over 40 years’ experience in the accountancy profession and as a business adviser and company director. He worked as managing partner of the Bristol office Baker Tilly, a leading national accountancy practice, from 2002 to 2010 and retired in 2012.
John worked in the UK for 30 years with local, national and international businesses. He worked with Deloitte overseas – in France (nine years) and Portugal (five years) as an audit manager and partner. He has wide experience of assisting businesses in devising and implementing strategy, accessing appropriate funding and realising the value of businesses through sale or buy-out.
John continues to work for a limited number of clients as an adviser, focusing on business planning and financial performance, and welcomes the opportunity to use his experience for the benefit of the Chamwell Centre Charity.