John has diverse experience of life and a successful career in the foreign service and business. He was concerned about the direction New Zealand was taking and decided to support Don Brash and the National team. He has been campaigning full time for National since October. After a period working as an economist John joined the Foreign Service. Currently he is a shareholder and director of business interests in the Wairarapa. John is married to Helen and they live in Greytown. Their two children are working as lawyers.
He’s a climate change denier.
“I am not inclined to agree with the Government’s view that there is a scientific consensus on climate change.” (Wairarapa News, 16 Aug 2006)