John graduated from Sheffield University with a distinction in design in 1977. He joined Stephen George + Partners the following year, leaving briefly for a short spell as Team Leader at Dorset County Council.
John has worked on a wide variety of projects, including education, housing, commercial and public buildings, and is responsible for a committed team of architects and technicians. Several of his projects across the sectors have been the result of winning local and national design competitions, and many have gone on to win design awards.
John has a lifelong interest in sustainable architecture. He worked on the EU-sponsored project to design, build and monitor passive solar houses, instigated the practice’s Sustainability Steering Group and delivers an annual lecture on Sustainable Architecture at Loughborough University.