Councillor John Cooke
Party: Scottish National Party
Ward: Hazlehead/Queen's Cross/Countesswells
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Venue: Harlaw Academy
Date: 19th November 2019, 21st January 2020, 17th March 2020 & 19th May 2020
Venue: Hazlehead Academy
Date: 17th December 2019, 18th February 2020, 21st April 2020 & 16th June 2020
Councillor Cooke also holds appointment only surgeries (school term time only) within the Town House. Please call 01224 346639 to book an appointment.
Aberdeen City Council
Bus. phone: 01224 346639
Mobile: 07500 999470
- Education Operational Delivery Committee
- Pensions Committee and Pension Board
- Planning Development Management Committee
- Planning Development Management Committee (Visits)
- Pre-Application Forum
Term of Office
- 05/05/2017 -
Appointments to outside bodies
- Aberdeen Gomel Trust
- Gordon Highlanders Museum Board
- Sport Aberdeen
- Strategic Development Planning Authority
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.