John was born in the United Kingdom and is married to Judith. John has a strong background in waterproofing systems and technology. His input has greatly improved Wet-seal’s product performances and technical efficiencies. As an authority on the Standards for Waterproofing he was invited to join the committee of the H.I.A.’s Waterproofing Industry Council of Australia in Sydney in November 1997. He was a member of the committee that revised the current Standards for Waterproofing.