John began his career in healthcare planning with a research post at London University and the Medical Architecture Research Unit (MARU), where he helped pioneer the earliest initiatives in evidence-based design in the UK. John went on to be a founding Director of RKW, the UK’s first specialist healthcare planning consultancy.
He has extensive experience in developing innovative models of care for acute, community and mental health services, where he has a particular interest and expertise. John is skilled in facilitating and securing support for strategic change and operating in politically contentious environments.
To date John has led on a wide range of healthcare projects in the UK and overseas, including the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, New Children’s Hospital Dublin and Surrey Memorial Hospital in Vancouver.