John has 30 year's experience in Risk. He has focused on environmental issues, transport and financial aspects of Risk. He is an honorary member of the Institute of Risk Management and won a lifetime achievement award at the 2014 IRM global Risk Awards.
He is Professor Emeritus at University College London. John was a member of the original Board of Directors of Friends of the Earth in the early 1970s and has been involved in public debates about environmental issues ever since.