John started his career in local government as an Environmental Health Officer and in 1991 he became Director of Environmental Services with Armagh City and District Council.
John has developed substantial experience in waste management, health and well-being issues and sustainable development.
In 2008, he became Chief Executive and since then his priorities have included City Centre regeneration, tourism and rural development projects.
He is a member of the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE), Chartered Institute of Waste Management and Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.
The council has 22 elected members drawn from four political parties, with no one political group enjoying overall political control.
It operates a system of power sharing using the d’Hondt mechanism to ensure proportionality on council committees and in outside appointments
Mr John Briggs
Clerk and Chief Executive
Armagh City and District Council
The Palace Demesne
Tel: 028 3752 9697
Fax: 028 3752 9604