John joined Peregrine on 1 st January 2021 as a Consultant. His job role focuses on being a client director and developing new business for the firm.
Originally from Northern Island, John has enjoyed living on the Isle of Man for the last 30 years or so. John spent the first 20 years of his working life in banking and during the last few years in this sector whilst based in the Isle of Man, he was managing director of the international division of one of the UK largest banking institutions. For the past 25 years, John has worked in the Corporate Services sector, with most of his business being Africa focused.
Outside of the CSP sector, John is chairman of an international drilling services company which is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. John is involved with a number of charities and the one which is closest to his heart allows him to participate with a family in Burkina Faso which he visits on an annual basis. The charity (Compassion) gives John the opportunity to sponsor a little girl from a very deprived and difficult background and provide, health, education and food, and visits her and her family when he is in the country.
Outside of work, John enjoys travelling and reading. He also enjoys visiting the Highland and Islands of Scotland on a regular basis to seek out distilleries and their warehouses as he enjoys tasting new whiskies and reacquainting himself with old favourites!