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Councillor John Cooke

Title: Councillor

Party: Scottish National Party

Ward: Hazlehead/Queen's Cross/Countesswells

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Surgery details

Venue: Harlaw Academy
Date: 21st January 2020, 17th March 2020 & 19th May 2020
Time: 6.00pm

Venue: Hazlehead Academy
Date: 21st April 2020 & 16th June 2020
Time: 6.00pm

Councillor Cooke also holds appointment only surgeries (school term time only) on a Monday from 3.00pm to 4.00pm within the Town House. Please call 01224 346639 to book an appointment.
*Cancelled 9th December 2019 & 16th December 2019*

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
Aberdeen City Council
Town House
Broad Street
AB10 1FY

Bus. phone:  01224 346639


Mobile:  07500 999470

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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 05/05/2017 -

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

John Cooke was first elected to Aberdeen City Council representing the Hazlehead, Queens Cross & Countesswells Ward, in May 2017.


He runs his own small business. His career includes holding senior public policy/regulatory roles in the telecoms, pharmaceutical, and financial services sectors, mainly in a blue-chip environment. He has also chaired a Scottish Government Committee concerned with attracting and retaining inward investment.


John has an MA in History from Cambridge University, and retains a keen interest in the subject. His other interests include reading crime thrillers, and he is an avid sports fan. He is a passionate supporter of Scotland’s rugby and football teams, and a fan of Partick Thistle FC and Manchester United.


He has two grown-up children, and he and his wife, Erikka, were married at Marischal College, and had their wedding blessing at St Mary’s Carden Place.