Professor John Clancy
John Clancy is the former Leader of Birmingham City Council (2015-2017), the largest local authority in Europe, based in the U.K.’s second biggest city. He oversaw an annual revenue budget of over £3 billion, and over £6 billion in assets. He has been a Labour councillor for Hodge Hill ward initially and then Quinton ward since 2002.
Professor Clancy is a qualified Solicitor of The Supreme Court, though does not now practise. He practised in Birmingham in the early 1990s, specialising in Venture Capital law.