John Ryan has been the CEO since July 2008. John has over 20 years experience in the public, private and not for profit sector. He has acted as a volunteer, employee and as a trustee/director. This heady career path started off through responding to an advert asking for committee members at The Canal Club Community Centre in Bethnal Green over 20 years ago! John also has governance experience and is currently Chair of Manor House Development Trust in north London.