John is a serial private equity specialist who has established an unparalleled record in originating, managing and creating shareholder value in consumer focused private equity transactions.  

In the educational sector, John has previously been a Governor of Dulwich College; Chairman of Dulwich College Enterprises; and a Trustee of Bexhill High School. In the voluntary sector, he has supported other charities including Woodland Trust where he is currently an Ambassador.  He has in the past been a Trustee for Save the Children, Committee Member for The British Heart Foundation’s Mending Broken Hearts Appeal as well as The Prince’s Trust Retail Leadership Programme.  

In 2007, he established The Lovering Charitable Foundation with the main aim of helping children and the elderly.  Since inception, the Foundation has established scholarships and bursaries for less privileged children, built 2 schools in Angola and supported numerous other causes such as The Centre for Social Justice as well as health and hospice care for the elderly.