John Tranter joined Independent Age in March 2017. He has a wide experience of the charity care sector having been Director of Finance at Mencap and also at The Children's Trust. He has run his own consultancy providing training and advice to charities on strategic finance and governance.  

He is a non-executive director of Golding Homes, a social housing provider based in Maidstone and a trustee of The Charity Finance Group. Before joining the charity sector, he was a Finance Director in the manufacturing industry.