John Harwood ACIOB MinstD
Managing Director


John started his career with CJC as an apprentice painter and decorator in 1970, passing his City and Guilds with Distinction in 1972.


He continued his studies during six years of multi-trade site experience and gained Distinction in the Higher National Certificate in Building ensuring his successful progression to Company management.


He became a Director of CJC in 1984 and was appointed Managing Director in 1986.  Since then he has overseen the restructuring of the business to develop a painting company capable of undertaking mutli-trade repairs and refurbishment, providing a high quality, well organised, honest and reliable service, tailored to each client's individual needs.


In early 2004 John was approved as a Contracts Manager and Project Manager under the Construction Skills Certification Scheme, having passed the relevant Health and Safety assessments.   He gained his SMSTS Certificate in 2012  (the Site Management Safety Training Scheme) and is also a qualified Scaffold Safety Inspector.


John is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Building and a Member of the Institute of Directors.  He is a happily married family man with two grown-up daughters and 5 grandchildren.  He is a committed Christian and a business patron for Saint Francis Hospice.  He is a keen sports enthusiast.