John has worked on fuel poverty in Glasgow and London and his most recent role is as Seasonal Health & Affordable Warmth Co-ordinator at the London Borough of Islington, leading on the integration of affordable warmth and health work.
In addition to developing policy and strategy John manages a number of programmes, including the successful Seasonal Health Interventions Network (SHINE) for two London boroughs. His main interests are in the prevention of seasonal health inequalities, protecting the most vulnerable against the impacts of climate change and addressing the particular challenges of energy efficiency in inner cities.
John has been Chair of the London Carbon Action Network since 2011 and is an active participant in the End Fuel Poverty Coalition and National Right to Fuel Campaign. He is soon to join the NICE Public Health Advisory Committee on Excess Winter Deaths and is currently studying towards a Master of Public Health degree.