John is trained in both general and mental health nursing. Most of his career has been spent in Forensic Psychiatry. He is well travelled in this speciality having worked in Yorkshire and two other London trusts.
He joined Oxleas in 2000 as a Service Manager and was promoted to Service Director for the Forensic Services in 2003. In 2007 he was invited to additionally manage the Bexley Borough Services. John is also an Executive Officer for the Forensic Psychiatric Nursing Association.