John Cullum


An Economics graduate of St Andrews University, John spent 14 years with Ford Motor including assignments in Detroit and left as Finance Director of Ford’s European Credit Operations to join PHH Europe in Swindon where he became CEO of this £3 billion fleet leasing organisation. He currently is Non Executive Chairman of several companies ranging from PR to Office Coffee and his son, Jamie Cullum’s music business.

In the voluntary sector he chairs the RUH Forever Friends Appeal, Bath Festivals Trust and is a Trustee of Quartet Community Foundation.

He is a past High Sheriff of Somerset (2011/12) and Chairman of the CBI South West Region, and is currently a Deputy Lieutenant of Somerset.