John spent almost 40 years with The Royal Bank of Scotland Group in commercial and corporate banking.
After 20 years, in a variety of credit control responsibilities, John’s final position was as Executive Director of the RBS Group. In this role he was Managing Director of the corporate and commercial businesses within the NatWest and RBS franchises in the North of England and Midland regions.
John has treasury and capital markets experience from his previous roles as General Manager of the RBS operations in Switzerland, and as Credit Control Director for the City of London where he chaired the central credit committee.
John retired from his banking roles in 2005 to focus on a variety of non-executive positions including Trusteeship of the RBS Group Pension Scheme, Investment Director of the £200M North West Fund, a company investing by way of equity/loan participations in SME businesses in North West England, and as Audit Chairman of N Brown Group plc. John began his association with Cambridge & Counties Bank at the launch in 2012.