John Wilson

Position: Hononary Secretary

John Wilson joined the board in August 2015 and was reappointed for a further 4 years in November 2019.

John was educated at Foyle College and is a Queen’s graduate (civil engineering), 1962.

After working in the UK for 9 years, he emigrated to Holland where he worked thereafter mostly overseas for a Dutch civil engineering contractor. He returned to Northern Ireland upon retirement in September 2000.

He is past Chair of Newcastle Tennis Club (still an active player!!) and past Chair of Downpatrick & Co. Down Railway, where he was instrumental in fundraising activities which resulted in the construction of a new Public Viewing Gallery.