John started out as an apprentice joiner, and then became self employed while working through every aspect of his trade for major house builders across the country. After the birth of his son in 2010, John made the decision to move to site management.
Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
Graeme Souness while he was manager at Newcastle United. I have also met Peter Beardsley and Malcolm McDonald.
A genie gives you one wish, what do you wish for?
For my family and friends to remain healthy.
What would your colleagues say is the best thing about working with you?
I am calm under pressure.
What’s your food heaven and food hell?
Food heaven – fresh home cooked food.
Food hell – a microwave ready meal.
What’s the scariest thing you’ve ever done?
Descending down the back side of Skiddaw in gale force winds and torrential rain.
Which three people would you want to be stuck in a lift with?
Billy Connolly, Doug Stanhope and Noel Gallagher.
What is your dream travel destination?
What fact about you would surprise your work colleagues?
I’m not as young as I look!
Do you have a favourite past time or sport?
Trail running, golf, F1 and football.
What is your favourite drink?
Ale and green tea.