Updated: 11 Mar 2014
Dr. John McPeake
John McPeake was appointed Chief Executive in September 2011. After a primary degree in geography John completed his masters in Planning at Queens University and later a PhD in Urban Studies at Glasgow University
He joined our Corporate Planning department in 1982 as a Graduate Trainee. He has held various posts in the organisation including Senior Economist, Head of Research and two different Assistant Director posts in Housing and Planning and our Development Division.
He was appointed Director of Design and Property Services in 2002. John is also a visiting Fellow at the University of Ulster and a tutor in Planning at Queen's University, Belfast.
He is former Chair of the International Federation for Housing and Planning's (IFHP) Housing and Urban Settlements Working Group and in he is currently a UK representative on the IFHP governing Council.
In his spare time John is a keen sailor.