"John has been the Chief Executive of Leicestershire County Council for 14 years during which time there was no political administration, a joint administration and now a single party administration. The County Council has regularly drawn praise from inspectors and is in the highest rated group of local authorities. His local government career began in Liverpool and Merseyside, where he was born and educated, school and university. He has been involved in all the main public: private partnerships in Leicester and Leicestershire over the last decade. He is involved in local government at the national level and currently leading in discussions with Government on sport and physical activity policy, particularly in the context of London 2012."
- Former Director, Prospect Leicestershire
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- prospectleicestershire Catched page, organizational web page, accessed April 30, 2013.