John Edward was Chief Campaign Spokesman for Scotland Stronger In Europe in 2016 and helped launch Scotland for a People's Vote.
John has represented Scotland in the EU and the European Parliament in Scotland: as Head of the UK office of the European Parliament in Edinburgh from 2003 to 2009; and previously as Policy Manager in Scotland Europa, Brussels. Prior to that, in the European Policy Centre, he was personal assistant to Max Kohnstamm (first Secretary of the Coal and Steel Authority).
A former Policy Convener of the Scottish Party; served on the Steel Commission on Moving Towards Federalism, the Campbell Commission on Home Rule and Community Rule, and on the Commission for Parliamentary Reform. He previously served as Secretary to the Brussels & Luxembourg local Party.
John works in education.