John qualified 1976 and was a full-time Principal, but retired in 2015. He joined EMIS in 1995. John was also a Family Therapist and Clinical Assistant in Psychiatry. He is currently a Non Executive Director South Somerset MIND.He also volunteers for Yeovil Hospice at Support Group for Cancer and Life Shortening illnesses. John is also a Parish Counsellor, Chairman of Village Feoffees and treasurer for Village Community Land Trust.