John has over 52 years experience in the metal processing and engineering industries, since starting as an undergraduate apprentice at IMI plc. He joined Caparo from IMI in 1991 as a subsidiary Managing Director. In 1995 he was appointed CEO of the Caparo Engineering Division and joined the Main Board of Caparo Industries Plc in 1997.


Caparo Industries Plc was purchased by the Liberty House Group in November 2015. Since then John has been Director- Group Corporate Services, Liberty Industries Ltd. John is a Member of the Institution of Materials, Minerals and Mining and a Chartered Engineer.


John is a Wolverhampton Business Champion; a Sandwell Business Ambassador; member of the Smethwick Town Deal Board; a member of the Sandwell Anchor Network Procurement Group; a member of the Sandwell Armed Forces Community Covenant Partnership Group and a member of the Black Country LEP Energy Committee.


Appointed in 2017