Deputy John Absalom
John retired as Chairman of his family business, Absalom & Tribe, in November 2015, allowing him to focus on his role as a Common Councilman. John was elected to the City Corporation in 1994 and currently serves on the Community & Children’s Services Committee. He is President of the Smithfield Market Tenants’ Association, a liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Butchers, and was previously Commodore of the City Livery Yacht Club. He is also a regular judge of Point to Point races in the South East. John has homes in the Square Mile and near Sevenoaks.