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Cllr John Mackman

Chair, Selby & District Housing Trust

Having served as a traditional engineering apprenticeship, John went on to graduate in engineering from Durham University and became a member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and a Chartered Engineer.

Following a long career in the paper and chemical industry operating at Board level, John was elected as a Selby District Councillor in 2003 to put something back into society following retirement.
As an experienced councillor, John is currently the Council’s Deputy Leader and a member of the Executive as well as previously being Chair of the Council’s Planning Committee.

During his career John was a volunteer Trustee and Director of the environmental charity Wakefield Groundwork Trust for over 20 years and is now privileged to be Chair of the Selby and District Housing Trust.