John served as a Governor at Goodenough College from October 2013-2022, having been a Fellow and member of the Academic Board since 2005. He was elected as a Non-Governing Fellow in 2022.
John is Director of the 21st Century Trust and became involved initially with the College while collaborating on a series of conferences on international and social issues.
The 21st Century Trust works in association with Salzburg Global Seminar, where he was also responsible for its programmes on health policy and innovation from 2010 to 2020. He is a trustee of Cumberland Lodge and the Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development.