John Wood is the Chief Executive of Hertfordshire County Council.

The Chief Executive manages the day-to-day running of the council on behalf of the councillors.

Each Chief Executive has a team of chief officers who lead each of the service departments. In addition to his role as Chief Executive, John is also Director of Environment.

John joined Hertfordshire County Council in 1991, first as Principal Transport Engineer, then Assistant Director, before becoming Director of Environment in 2003.  He took on wider responsibilities, including Deputy Chief Executive in 2009.

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