John is Director of the Good Governance Institute, lead on the Governance between Organisations (GBO) programme and author of ‘Integrated Governance, Delivering reform on two and half days a month’ (HFMA, 2007). He is an experienced board facilitator, with an excellent knowledge of policy, governance and the commissioning of quality in the four health administrations in the UK as well as overseas. He is a former board director of a health authority and is now Visiting Fellow in Governance at the University of Glamorgan, Visiting Fellow at the Open University Business School, Fellow and Vice President of the quality council of the Royal Society of Medicine. He is a peer reviewer for Healthcare Inspectorate Wales and an advisor to a number of firms including, Humana Europe, Dynamic Change and Capsticks. John helped establish the ICSA NHS company secretary programme and is currently sitting the exams himself.