Title: Non-Executive Director
John was appointed manager of Foresters Healthcare in 1973, on a part time basis, but because of rapid growth this became a full-time position in 1976 when he resigned from the post office, formed the insurance management company of John F Wills Ltd. (later becoming Orion Insurance Management) to manage the Foresters.
Within two years he was appointed manager of La Fraternelle Mutual Fire Insurance Society as the Society appointed JFW Ltd., as its management company.
To enhance his knowledge of insurance, John joined the Chartered Insurance Institute and studied for a qualification. Becoming interested in the Institute and its ideals, John attended meetings, was elected secretary, a position he filled for ten years, was elected Vice President then served as President 1992 / 1993.
Outside of work John is an ICC qualified and busy cricket umpire, enjoys playing competitive league table tennis during the winter months, maintaining a large garden, taking long walks before breakfast every day and active in his local church and auditor of two local Methodist churches.