John spent his formative years in Accountancy and IT and then entered the world of recruitment in the 1980’s working for one of the UK’s top ten privately owned agencies, latterly as Director of the Permanent Recruitment division. He grew the team from a small, London focused agency into a hugely successful national and international business providing a true consultative recruitment service. This model and culture continued in the establishment of Claremont in 2002 and has served the company very well with many of his clients still working with Claremont today.
With the company enjoying significant growth in its early years, John’s focus then switched to managing the financial aspects of the business, both the UK and International offices, he now has manages the Finance team who are responsible for payroll, budgets, forecasts, P&L.
A true sports fan, John spent many years playing amateur football, subsequently coaching youth teams but now spends his leisure time watching Chelsea FC and playing golf.