Professor Gus John is an honorary member of the 100 Black Men of London, and a great supporter of the organisation.
He was born in Grenada, Eastern Caribbean in 1945 and has lived in the UK since 1964.
He is an associate professor of education and honorary fellow of the Institute of Education, University of London, and Director of Gus John Consultancy Limited.
He has worked internationally as an executive coach and a management and social investment consultant since the 1990s.
He is an educationalist with a deep commitment to life long learning and a social analyst specialising in social audits, change management, policy formulation and review, and programme evaluation and development.
He became the first African Director of Education and Leisure Services in Britain in 1989.