John joined Octopus as an independent non-executive director in July 2015. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Dunelm Group plc since 1 January 2016. Prior to Dunelm, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Monsoon Accessorize Limited and has held various leadership positions at Apple, Dixons Retail Plc (formerly DSG International plc) and Tesco Plc.
John has held a number of Non-Executive Director positions including easyJet Plc and Micro Focus International Plc.
John has a Degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and an MBA degree from Wharton Business School.