2018 President

John Betty
our 2018 Old Boys’ President

John attended QEH from 1962 to 1964.
 
He was a Day Boy in Carr’s House and a throwing events cup winner in 1964
 
John left school to join John Laing construction as a centralised trainee and start a career in construction, property and more recently local authorities which is still ongoing.
 
His career has included eight years in the Middle East in the 1970s and 80s and a period as managing director of a major national construction business covering the South West and Wales.
 
He is now the Strategic Director for Economic Growth and Development for Cornwall Council, responsible for planning, transport, housing and economic development which includes Newquay airport and the Tamar Bridge and ferry crossings.
 
John has three children living in London, Dubai and Ireland with one grandchild. John enjoys golf, walking and is a regular gym user.