|Education:||Degree in mathematics.|
John is Chairman of Sharkey Associates Ltd, a management consultancy chiefly engaged in communications and policy issues, and Honorary Treasurer of the Hansard Society.
John was also Campaign Director of YES to Fairer Votes for the May 2011 Referendum
He is married with three daughters. Lives in London and the Isle of Wight.
Joint MD of Saatchi & Saatchi UK; Deputy Chairman Saatchi & Saatchi International; Chief Operating Officer Blue Arrow Plc. After acquisition of Manpower Inc, the largest temporary labour company in the world; Chairman BDDP Holdings, owner of Financial Dynamics and Lynne Franks PR Ltd; Co-Chairman and Proprietor of BST advertising agency; Non-Executive Chairman Highland Partners Europe, a Europe wide search company specializing in CEO’s, CFO’s for major national and multinational companies; Strategic Communications Adviser to the Leader of the Liberal Democrats; Chair of the Liberal Democrats’ 2010 General Election campaign.