Construction Economics is an area John is ideally suited to providing strategic advice on as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor. He can set up cost planning of projects from initiation to completion as well as advise on the measurement and valuation of work as it proceeds.
John was the last QS President of the RICS in 2000 and became the first Chairman of the new Construction Faculty, which is the forerunner of the present QS and Construction Professional Group. He was also the Secretary and Treasurer of the European Council of Construction Economists (CEEC) from 2005 to 2010.
He is a Fellow of both the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors and of the Association of Cost Engineers.