Group National Operations Director
John Tonkiss joined McCarthy & Stone in February 2014 and became a Board Director in October 2015. He previously held the roles of Operations Director – North and Business Transformation Director, and became Group National Operations Director in September 2016. He is responsible for the Group’s nine operating regions and also leads the improvement change programme to accelerate business growth, enhance customer experience and improve operating performance. John was previously Chief Executive Officer of Human Recognition Systems, the UK’s leading biometric solutions provider. Prior to that, he worked for ten years for the Unite Group, the UK’s largest provider of purpose-built student accommodation, becoming Group Chief Operating Officer in 2008. John’s earlier career included senior operational management roles at TRW Automotive Electronics, one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers and a number of engineering roles at Lucas Automotive Electronics.
John is not a member of any of the Board Committees.