John is responsible for the digital transformation of all the operations within HR GO plc and setting the group digital strategy. He aims to make the business more efficient and to bring customers closer through applying technology in a sensitive way to client-facing and back-office systems, infrastructure, and business intelligence.
John is also CEO of Space Between, a HR GO joint venture company that he started in 2015.
He is the grandson of HR GO's founder, Betty Parkinson, and continues the tradition of HR GO as a family business.
Alongside his role as Group IT Director he sits on the boards of several group companies (HR GO Recruitment, HR GO plc, Eclipse and Space Between) and is applying himself to learning all aspects of the business in preparation for taking over the reins from his father in due course.