John Sandford

Chair of the Board

John lives in Stockport and was elected to the Board in August 2013. John worked for KPMG for 33 years, the last 21 of which as an Audit Partner/Director responsible for a wide range of Audit clients. Since leaving KPMG in December 2010 he has become a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Board at the Chorley Building Society and Chair of the Council of the Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church and a partner in McKellans Outsourcing LLP. Between 2011 and 2018 John was a Non-Executive Director at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust where he was Chair of the Audit Committee.

He is also a Trustee and Chair of Mayes Charity, an Alms House Charity looking after 40 plus dwellings and supporting the residents in their later years.

In his spare time, John is interested in accounting, golf, cricket (he is a level 2 qualified coach) and the church. John is the Chair of the Johnnie Johnson Housing Board; prior to this John was Chair of the Johnnie Johnson Housing Audit Committee.