John is a Chartered Engineer and a well-known figure in Irish business. Formerly the Chairman and CEO of The Bowen Group, one of Ireland’s largest building and civil engineering contractors and with extensive operations in the UK, he now heads the consultancy firm BowenConsult with its associated BowenConstruct, an international construction contracting business.
John is a former finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrpreneur of Year Awards programme, has been Chairman of the Crawford Art Gallery since 2006 and is also a Director of the Soul of Haiti Foundation. He holds a BE from University College, Cork and an MBA from the prestigious Warwick Business School at the University of Warwick. John joined Rubicon Heritage as Chairman in 2014.