John Clarkson is an experienced business professional and qualified accountant, who had a successful early career working in various financial, audit and management positions in the UK and overseas. John brings many years of commercial expertise in leadership roles, including that of CEO, Chairman and Non-Executive Director. He has been a member of a number of business and professional groups, and has written articles and undertaken speaking engagements in both the UK and Europe.
John is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a qualified Public Finance Accountant, a Fellow of the Institute of Consulting and Chartered Manager. He is an active investor in start-ups, high-tech and growing businesses, where he has been involved in strategy development, fundraising, contract negotiations, remuneration and corporate governance arrangements.