John joined the Centuria Board (formerly Over Fifty Group) on 10 July 2006. He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Over Fifty Group in April 2008. John was also a founding director and major shareholder in boutique funds manager Century Funds Management, which was established in 1999 and acquired by Over Fifty Group in July 2006.
Prior to forming Century, John founded property funds manager Waltus Investments Australia Limited and Hanover Group Pty Limited, a specialised property consultancy. Waltus was formed in 1995 and was one of the first dedicated property funds managers in Australia. Prior to 1990 John held senior positions in a number of property development and property investment companies in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
John holds a Diploma in Urban Valuation (University of Auckland).