John Sampson has been employed by Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council since April 2009 and commenced his current role as Managing Director in 2019.
Over the years he has worked in various roles within the Council and has gained a vast knowledge about the borough and its residents. When John, he visited employees within their workplaces to connect with life on the frontline.
John has responsibility for an organisation employing over 2,200 employees with a gross spend of circa. £300 million per annum, and represents the Council on a range of boards and partnerships, including The South Tees Site Company (employee Trust) and ARCC (a CIC Probation service for Durham & Tees Valley), where he is both a board member and the chair of the Audit Committee. John believes in delivering our best and has some bold and ambitious plans for Redcar and Cleveland.