John is a Non-Executive Director and Mentor who chairs the Digital Health and Care Innovation Centre and serves on the Boards of EM Imaging, HistoIndex pty and DGH Pharma. His previous positions include Chairmanships of Imanova Ltd and the UK BioCentre as well as Directorships of Renishaw plc., Alliance Medical, Prometic Life Sciences Inc, Prometic Pharma SMT Ltd, Karoo CGT and Myconostica.
An advisor to public and third sector organizations, he was appointed in 2014 by the Prime Minister as the UK’s Life Science Champion for medical technology. John leads Innovate UK’s Health KTN Stakeholder Board, and has contributed to advisory panels for the MRC, EPSRC, NIHR, NCUB, NPL, HDRUK and the Wellcome Trust. He has served on several Government bodies including a Ministerial Committee on Medical Technologies, was an inaugural member of the Science Advisory Council for Wales and a founder Trustee of the Francis Crick Institute.