Army - First Aid Mental Health Instructor
John joined LND in 2022 after a successful career in the Army specialising in change behaviour and the mentoring and supporting of vulnerable and challenging persons. Originating from the ‘North’, he has now made his forever home in Essex. A qualified safeguarding and first aid for mental health instructor, he possesses a genuine belief in the empowerment of others and enabling people to find their true potential. Remaining young at heart, he enjoys paddleboarding, obstacle course racing and embracing the great outdoors.
“It is a privilege to be part of this innovative and excellent programme. Everyone is unique and shaped by lived experiences but when supported, people can become the best version of themselves and have a positive impact on other people’s lives. Appreciating the challenges and obstacles that our ‘Lads’ have faced and will overcome in the future; I am committed in supporting them through this important period of their lives and also to learn from them”