John Harper is a qualified chartered accountant and chartered secretary. During his career, he has worked in private practice in Jersey, as the Finance Director for large commercial groups and as the Managing Director of trust companies in the Channel Islands, Bermuda and Mauritius. John is now a self-employed consultant to the international finance industry.
John was one of the founding members of the STEP Jersey branch and served for six years as its honorary treasurer. He has also been honorary secretary of the Bermuda branch. After having served for a year on STEP Council, he was elected treasurer of STEP Worldwide in December 2001, a position which he held until 2006.
John teaches on several STEP Advanced Certificates.