John Downes

Photograph of John Downes

John Downes is a District Councillor and the Crediton Town Council representative on the Sustainable Crediton Core Group. John is a keen environmentalist and a campaigner for the countryside, rural life and sustainable energy.

A retired Chartered Electrical Engineer having spent his career in the Electrical Supply Industry. John now works part-time at the Crediton Arts Centre. He is an enthusiastic cyclist, Yachtmaster and less enthusiastic gardener, but set up the Crediton Gardening Club and plays guitar in a Beatles cover band and two other local groups.

John is married to Chris and has two children.