About John Elverson
John Elverson, the son of a British Army officer, was born in Kenya during the final years of the British Empire. He was educated at Cheltenham College and Reading University, where he studied agriculture. He worked for the Commonwealth Development Corporation on their cattle ranch in Botswana’s Kalahari Desert before joining a London software company developing business applications. After setting up his own software company and running it for a number of years he joined GE Caledonian, the Scottish arm of GE Aircraft Engines. Now retired and living in Scotland, he makes stoneware and porcelain pots and is researching his family history.