John looks after the financial, accounting and tax affairs of Goodman Derrick LLP, and the firm's relationships with its bankers, accountants and other professional advisers. He is a member of the management committee and together with the Heads of Department supports planning and managing the strategic direction of each practice group.
He is also responsible for the premises and office services of the firm, and managing the outsourced IT arrangements.
If you are a supplier and try to get in touch please do not be offended if your call is directed to voicemail as John receives an unmanageable number of such calls each day. You would do better to e mail.
St Nicholas Grammar School, Northwood 1971 - 1978
University of Reading 1978 - 1981
Chartered Accountant 1985
Institute of Taxation 1987
After suffering a few years as a Chartered Accountant in practice, as a manager in London and then in as a partner in a provincial firm of accountants he started a career in law Firm management, firstly with Lovell's in 1992 as Global Financial Controller, and then with Baker & McKenzie in 2001 as London Finance Director, a practice group manager for Allen and Overy in 2008 and settled at Goodman Derrick in 2010.
- Institute of Advanced Motorcyclists
- Jensen Owners Club (He is the proud owner of a 1967 Jensen FF)
Out of Office
Apart from his large and expensive family, John is a keen motorcyclist and spends time coaching advanced motorcycling techniques with his local Institute of Advanced Motorcyclists Group.