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Deputy Mayor

Cllr John Drake is the new Deputy Mayor for 2022-23. John was born in Leeds and read Economics at Lancaster University where he spent an additional year as Treasurer of the Student Union before training as a Chartered Accountant. His career was mainly in equipment financing and John spent 21 years as a Finance Director in that sector. He retired in 2019.  

John has lived in Harpenden for 23 years. He was elected to the Town Council in 2019, is currently Chair of the Corporate Policy & Finance Committee and represents the Council on the Friends of Cosne Group, Harpenden’s French Twin Town. His other activities include volunteering at a local charity shop, regular walking and supporting England and Yorkshire Cricket.

John is also serving for the first time as Deputy Mayor. 

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