Chairman, LISW Steering Group
John is a former partner at Hill Dickinson LLP where he was a specialist maritime lawyer and a former head of the firm’s shipping team. After retiring from the firm in 2016 John has provided consultancy services to Hill Dickinson and a number of maritime businesses with an emphasis on risk management.
John is the Chairman of Mersey Maritime and sits as a trustee on a number of maritime charities. He is also a vice chair of Maritime UK with responsibility for maritime industry cluster development and was on the steering committee of LISW 15 with a specific brief to increase the engagement of the UK’s devolved governments and the English regions with LISW.
John lives at Hoylake, is a member of the Royal Liverpool Golf Club, a keen skier and a season ticket holder at Everton FC.