Interim Chief Executive
John was appointed Interim CEO from January 2021. When not fulfilling this role, John is the deputy accounting officer and responsible for the development, delivery, and communication of The National Lottery Community Fund’s grant programmes in Wales, working closely with stakeholders in the public, private and voluntary and social enterprise sector.
“The projects we fund really touch the lives of the people and communities they support. I enjoy see people and communities take the lead and helping that continue to happen, ensuring that the National Lottery pound is well spent and celebrating the positive impact National Lottery Funding has on communities.
John has enjoyed an eclectic career. Having trained as a chef before travelling internationally John went on to study Environmental Systems and Applied Hydrobiology at the University of Wales, before working for an Environmental Charity. He joined The National Lottery Community Fund in 2003. He meets regularly with the organisation’s Board and senior management team and is the lead on the Funds Environmental Strategy.