Our People


John Good

Non-executive Director – John Good Group

John is the 5th generation custodian of the Good family business. He joined the company in 1957, and the board in 1969. His ability to maintain the family values while also adapting for the future made sure our group of companies have flourished during a time of significant change. John has also served as president of the Chartered Institute of Shipbrokers and is Honorary Finnish Consul for the UK. John retired as a director in 2008 but remains a non-exectutive director and is closely connected to the company and the industries in which we operate.

Tim Good

Non-executive Director – John Good Group
Chairman – Matthew Good Foundation

Tim is the 6th generation custodian of the family business whose passion for maritime and travel began when he started sailing at six years old. After studying law, Tim created several successful companies before joining the John Good Group board in 2008. Known for his energy, ideas and entrepreneurial spirit, Tim is passionate about having a measurable purpose that fuels success so we can help our people lead fulfilling lives and make a positive difference to the world. In 2011, Tim founded the Matthew Good Foundation and takes a keen interest in projects that positively impact people, communities and the environment.

Stewart Oades

Non-executive Chairman – John Good Group

Stewart was appointed to the Group board in 2017 and became chairman in 2018. His unrivalled knowledge of the industries in which the Group operates has made a significant contribution in helping us achieve our aspirations. His experience and judgement are invaluable as we become a truly international organisation with leading positions in all the markets in which we operate.

John Rutherford

Non-executive Deputy Chairman – John Good Group

John has been with the company 18 years and was the first-ever non-family member to become Chairman in 2008. An experienced business leader, he has been a vital part of the company’s growth since 2002. His vision inspired staff and saw us build a new culture and direction for the company with his ambitious plans to double its size, aspirations which have since been far exceeded.

Kevin Harrison

Director – John Good Group
Managing Director – Good Travel Management

Kevin has worked in the business travel industry for over 30 years, including 20 years at one of the UK’s largest travel management companies. Kevin is the lead for CSR at the Group and ensures the entire business understands our purpose and lives and breathes our values every day. Kevin also leads a dedicated and passionate team in Good Travel Management and is a Trustee of the Matthew Good Foundation.

Matthew Good Foundation

Chairman – Tim Good
Executive Director – Michelle Taft
Trustee – Julie Good
Trustee – Kevin Harrison
Trustee – Seamus Jennings
Trustee – Jane Nash

After the devastating loss of Matthew – a team of family members and employees came together to run the Matthew Good Foundation. All our trustees were close to Matthew and are dedicated to the success of the foundation in his honour.

Find out more about the Matthew Good Foundation