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John Thompson

John heads up Safety, Climate and Resilience at Translink, leading a team who are passionate about making the workplace, public transport and our wider community safer, greener and even more responsible.  He has a Masters with Distinction from Queens University and his experience spans public, private and local government and sectors.  

He is the Chair of the Development and Governance Committee at the Northern Ireland Safety Group.  He sits on the Belfast Resilience and Sustainability Board and is a member of the BITC Corporate Responsibility Leaders Group and is the Northern Ireland representative on BITC’s national Business Emergency Resilience Group (BERG).  He also sits on the Belfast, Northern and Southern Areas Emergency Resilience Forums.

John is also a Board Governor at Bangor Academy and Sixth Form College, one of NI’s largest Academy schools.  He is a Bangor man, a Liverpool supporter and a dad of two.