John joined the Board in 2013 and is Chair of the Audit, Risk & Governance Committee.
He is Principal at Hannaway CA Limited which he formed in July 2013 on his retirement after 34 years’ service with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). He specialises in advising and mentoring entrepreneurial businesses and is well known in the local business community.
John is a past president of Chartered Accountants Ireland, Vice President of YouthNet, a past Chairman of the Ulster Society of Chartered Accountants and a former school governor. John was formerly an examiner of auditing for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, a board member of the Youth Council of Northern Ireland and a member of the Institutes practice review committee. In 2013 he led a Chartered Accountants Ireland task force charged with enhancing corporate governance across Ireland.
He is a regular media contributor and speaker at various conferences.