John was appointed Employment Policy Adviser in April 2016. He has been involved with the Association’s work over the last five and a half years working with Ufi on the Association’s major policy reports, the submission to the DCMS Select Committee Inquiry on Tourism and our contributions to the Low Pay Commission. In his new role, he will take responsibility for the Association’s evidence to the LPC and all other employment issues.
John’s background was in Human Resources where he spent 25 years with Cadbury Schweppes, Grand Metropolitan (now Diageo) and the Hilton Group. He has a strong knowledge of the pubs, restaurants and hotels sector and understands the crucial role that people make in our businesses.