John Sewell has worked in the energy sector for over 30 years with some of the world's biggest companies - Shell, Arco, BP and Perenco. John's invaluable contribution, popularity and presence was recognised by his peers when he was named Oil Baron 2013 for Great Yarmouth.
Developing young people in the industry is one of his confessed passions and he is commited to building a skills base in the Great Yarmouth area, ensuring skilled engineers and technicians are created locally to address the skills shortage.
John started his career as an apprentice and has spent half his working life in the Southern North Sea and the other half abroad.
In 2014 John started his own business J and JS Buisness Solutions.