John is a professional photographer who has lived in Kenilworth since the 1960s .
He is currently the Leader of Kenilworth Town Council and was Mayor of Kenilworth in 1986 & 2015.
He is a also a County Councillor and Warwick District Councillor.
John has served on the Town Council since 2011, having served previously between 1979 and 1991.
He is Deputy Chair of the Town Council’s Finance & General Services Committee and sits on many of the town’s other committees including English Heritage.
John was a member of the Task and Finish Group to create the town’s new website having created the previous website single-handedly.
He was re-elected to Warwick District Council in 2015 where he is Chair of the District Council Planning Committee and he also serves on the Standards Committee.
John is currently Chair of Warwickshire County Council and during his last term he was Chair of the Social Services Committee.
John is Chairman of the William Edwards and Knowle Hill Charities. He has been a South Warwickshire Health Authority Member and Chairman of the Coventry & Warwickshire Telecom Advisory Committee. He has served as a Governor of both Kenilworth and Priors Field Schools. He was also Chairman of the Central Area Youth & Adult Education Committee.
John is the ‘go to’ person for the rest of the Town Council as he always knows the answers and is a good mentor to the new Councillors.
He loves Kenilworth and is looking forward to its future growth and prosperity.