John Harrison

JH photo - Sunday 10th March

Corporate Director, Resources, Peterborough Council


John Harrison was appointed as Corporate Director: Resources at Peterborough City Council in 2005 and since 2011 has also been the Managing Director of Blue Sky Peterborough Ltd. the councils wholly owned Esco. Having driven forward the Energy Agenda, he is also seeking to exploit the major opportunities Digital holds for the city and other councils.

He is leading the council’s commercialisation agenda as a key tool to meet the future budget challenges the council is facing.

Whilst John’s main purpose in life at the council is being the Finance Director, he runs a wide range of services, including a commercial group delivering:

  • Energy
  • Digital
  • Waste
  • Westcombe Engineering
  • Contract Commissioning for Amey (street scene) and Vivacity (Culture, Leisure and Libraries)



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