John is a chemical engineer who has a 30-year career in operations, HR and EHS for Unilever, ICI and Givaudan. Career highlights include setting up our Hungarian business from scratch and managing Givaudan’s biggest ever investment, now our largest production facility. He is responsible for implementing Givaudan’s EHS strategy globally. Outside of work he is the reigning Commonwealth 24 hour running champion and now the manager of the Great Britain and Northern Ireland 24-hour team. His interest is in high-performance, long-term success, happiness, health and empowerment. People and culture change has always been a theme.