John joined the Board as non-executive director in December 2011 and brings a wealth of relevant experience to the Board having been, until he retired in 2006, Managing Director of Lloyds TSB’s Asset Finance Division which, amongst other businesses, included the bank’s motor-related operations. Prior to that John was Group Head of Consumer Finance for Standard Chartered Bank and Managing Director of their UK finance house subsidiary Chartered Trust. He has also held the positions of Managing Director of United Dominions Trust, a subsidiary of Lloyds TSB and a Director of the Finance and Leasing Association. In his career John has also been involved in a number of joint ventures with motor manufacturers and motor importers.
John was previously non-executive Chairman of Autologic Holdings plc, and is currently a non-executive director of Molins PLC, a director of Local Car and Van Rental Limited, and is a board member and former Chairman of the Vehicle Remarketing Association.