Councillor John Cooke
Party: Scottish National Party
Ward: Hazlehead/Queen's Cross/Countesswells
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Venue: Town House (Appointment only)
Monday's from 12pm-1pm
*School term time only*
To make an appointment, please contact Councillor Cooke at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01224 346639 / 07500 999470.
Aberdeen City Council
Bus. phone: 01224 346639
Mobile: 07500 999470
- Finance and Resources Committee
- Integration Joint Board (Vice-Chairperson)Aberdeen City Council
- Pensions Committee and Pension Board (Convener)
- Planning Development Management Committee
- Planning Development Management Committee (Visits)
- Pre-Application Forum
- Risk, Audit and Performance Committee
Terms of Office
- 05/05/2017 - 05/05/2022
- 06/05/2022 -
Appointments to outside bodies
- Care and Repair Initiative Scotland - Aberdeen Agency
- Gordon Highlanders Museum Board
- Governors of Oakbank School
- Grampian Valuation Joint Board (Reserve)
- Rubislaw Field Committee
- 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.