John O'Brien

John O’Brien

Commercial Director

John leads the teams that deliver all the Confederation’s events, commercial engagement, commercial marketing and our venue in Leeds, Horizon.

John has 25 years’ experience working in membership bodies, including nine years at the NHS Confederation from 2002 to 2011, as Head of Membership and subsequently Director of Member Services. He has also held senior roles at the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, NHS Providers, The Law Society of England & Wales, the Global Law Summit, AXELOS Global Best Practice and a technology consultancy working with membership bodies and charities.