John is in his fourth term as Assembly Member for City and East London. He is a former leader of Tower Hamlets. A Graduate of Chemistry, Computer Science and of Law, John previously worked as an analyst in the City and as Director of a political pressure group.
He Chairs the Assembly Budget and Audit Committees and leads on the budget for the Labour Group on the London Assembly. John has a keen interest in regeneration and played a major role in the Thames Gateway project. His priorities this term include maximising the post Olympic benefits for East London.
He was previously Vice Chair of the London Development Agency and Deputy Chairman of the London Thames Gateway Development Corporation. John is an Honorary Fellow of Queen Mary University of London and is a Governor of Birkbeck College, University of London.
John Biggs AM
The Queen’s Walk
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