John Featherby

John Featherby
Non-Executive Director

The future belongs to organisations that embrace a more responsive, human, purpose-driven way of being. John’s work helps companies rise to this challenge and opportunity. He is the Founder of Shoremount, an advisory firm seeking to restore joy, meaning and freedom to every workplace and a Founder of UK B Corp, leading business as a force for good movement.

John is an Ambassador for B Lab and supporting B Lab to shape and evaluate an outside verification pilot training programme. He is the author of 'Guide to Human Organisations', editor of 'Human Stories at Work' and Founder of Teylu which uses peer-to-peer small groups to cultivate community and common purpose.

He acts as Senior Advisor for Blueprint for Better Business, helping corporates and institutions prosper while better serving society. And sits on the Investment Committee for Resonance’s impact real estate funds, housing vulnerable people.

Prior to Shoremount, John worked in real estate and corporate finance. He has an MA from CASS Business School and a BA (Hons) from University of Nottingham. Coming from a long line of farmers, clergy and entrepreneurs, a love for nature, people and enterprise remain at the core of John’s family life. He is married to the ever-supportive Beth and father to Frederick, Charles, Wilbur and Felicity.