John Shepherd - Whiteburn

John Shepherd



John is a chartered civil engineer, with over 35 years’ experience in construction, development and asset management in London, overseas and Scotland.

As Whiteburn’s main shareholder and CEO, he is responsible for setting the group’s strategy, securing finance and laying the foundations for new development projects.

Until recently, John was Chairman of Northern Housing Company Limited, a Dundee-based housing charity (part of the Hillcrest Group) which owns/manages >800 mid-market rental properties in Dundee, Perth and Edinburgh.

He is also a former chair of the Scottish regional judging panel of the British Council for Offices,is currently on the BCO’s Scottish Committee, and is a member of the Scottish Property Federation.