John joined Charnwood Molecular as Managing Director in January 2020. John has a wealth of management and leadership experience, having held senior roles in a variety of CRO businesses. In February 2022 John moved into a non-executive role within the business.

John has held a number of senior leadership roles before joining Charnwood, most recently as Chief Operating Officer at Concept Life Sciences, providing leadership across the Integrated Discovery and Development Services and Analytical Development Services divisions. Prior to this, John was both General Manager and President (Europe) for Envigo and held previous roles as both President and VP (Operations) at Harlan Laboratories.


John has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Biology and gained his Masters from the University of Cardiff investigating the effects of acid rain on fish populations. John is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology.


John brings extensive experience of the CRO business to Charnwood Molecular, focusing on growth, quality, efficient operations, on time delivery and client communications.