John was born in St Albans in 1963 and graduated from Hatfield Polytechnic with a BSc mechanical engineering with automotive design.
He initially worked for Bass Brewers, Burton-upon-Trent in 1985 involved with fleet engineering and vehicle specifications before joining Volvo Trucks in 1989.
Since then, he has held various positions within Volvo Trucks - including Mitsubishi Canter Product Manager – before in 2002 becoming Product Manager for Volvo Trucks - UK & Ireland. More latterly he held the position of Product Marketing Manager for Volvo Group Trucks in the UK before taking up his current Group role in 2016.
John is married with two children, Hannah and Miles and in his spare time enjoys history, reading, cars and everything ‘truckie’.