John joined the Aftercare Board in November 2014. He has been involved in banking, finance and funds management activities for 39 years and has experience working with ANZ, State Building Society (now part of St George), Esso Employees Credit Union, The Howard Group, Challenger International and Mariner Financial. John was an industry adviser on mortgage trusts to both the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) as well as Chairman of the (then) Investment and Financial Services Association (IFSA) mortgage trust working group from 2005- 2010. From 1987-2003 John managed the Challenger Howard Mortgage Trust and grew its assets to $2.6 billion to be the largest in Australia.
In August 2010, John set up “JT Consultancy” to predominately advise fund managers in the mortgage and property trust space. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Financial Services and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
John is a non-executive director on a number of boards, he is involved with several benevolent institutions advising on matters of finance and property and he is a former honorary Treasurer of the National Council of Churches in Australia.