John has been a Partner at Cowan & Partners since 1990, and has over 35 years of experience in the accounting profession. After beginning his career in Corporate Tax, John now enjoys the diverse range of clients at Cowan & Partners as well as the genuine family atmosphere that exists within the firm. John is very proud of the supportive role that Cowan & Partners plays within the local community. “We work with local charities often at below commercial rates, sponsor local causes and give professional guidance and support.” John is himself an active member of the Leith Trust. Outside work, John has a lifelong commitment to the Scouts - starting in the Cubs and going on to occupy a host of leadership positions within Scouts Scotland including Treasurer, District Commissioner, Area Commissioner, Regional Chair and Trustee. John enjoys spending time with his family and can often be spotted jet setting round the world with his wife Fiona.