John has spent most of his working life selling and marketing products used by the Printing and Publishing industry. Employed by large corporations John rose to the ranks of European General Management and his career saw him and his family spending time in Ireland and Benelux. John has lived locally for 29 years and cared for his mother, who had Alzheimer’s disease, passing the last 4 years of her life in care. John started volunteering with the Alzheimer Society 4 years ago and has volunteered with ADS for the past 2 years and now wishes to concentrate all of his volunteering effort helping ADS to continue providing local high quality, valued support services for those with dementia and their carers.