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John Matthews OBE

Non-Executive Member

Biography

Rev John Matthews became a Non-Executive member of the NHS Board on 1st July 2016, and was appointed Vice Chair to the Board on 1st June 2020.

John has held senior positions within industry, latterly with General Electric of America.

In his early forties he studied for the Ministry of the Church of Scotland and was Minister of Ruchill Parish Church in North Glasgow for 19 years, until his recent retirement.

He is passionate about engaging with the wider social and economic concerns of Glasgow and beyond.

John has served on the Boards of Glasgow Alliance, Glasgow Community Planning Partnership and Scottish Enterprise Glasgow as Deputy Chair. In 2010 he chaired an Independent Enquiry into Maximising Recovery from Dependent Drug Use in Scotland.

He was on the Council of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and chaired the Lay Advisory Board.

He became chair of Simon Community Scotland in 2008.

John was awarded the OBE for services to economic development in the Queens Birthday Honours List in 2007. 

Other information

Expenses claims
Hospitality

No hospitality declared

Register of interest

Organisation:
NHSGGC Public Health Committee
Position held:
Chair

Organisation:
Glasgow Centre for Public Health
Position held:
Interim Chair

Organisation:
East Renfrewshire Integrated Joint Board
Position held:
Member

Organisation:
Glasgow Integration Joint Board
Position held:
Member

Organisation:
Glasgow Integration Joint Board Public Engagement Committee
Position held:
Chair

Organisation:
NHSGGC Audit and Risk Committee
Position held:
Member

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