John Knox, Board Member

John is an experienced accountant who has experience in human resources policy and legislation, information management, information technology, health and safety, property and corporate governance including risk management.

John is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Chartered Global Management Accountants. He is an IOSH Health and Safety Trained Practitioner.

In his present position as Director of Strategic Improvement and Head of Property at the Diocese of Leeds Church of England, John leads a property team providing estates management services across a diverse property and land portfolio. Having set up a Property Committee in 2021, John to be leading the Property Team on a retrofit project to identify what improvements can be made to the property portfolio and also look at how any systems and processes can be changed to improve the property service offered.

Previous experience includes the development of Service Business Plans, including the setting and monitoring of objectives and key performance indicators. In addition, John has developed and implemented a budget strategy based on income growth.