Mike Johnson
Leader Of Allerdale Borough Council

Councillor Mike Johnson is leader of Allerdale Borough Council, a role he has held since March 2021 having previously served as deputy leader of the authority. He is also the council's Executive member for economic growth, community development and placemaking and represents the Allhallows and Waverton ward. Cllr Johnson is also a member of Cumbria County Council, representing the Thursby ward.

He sits on a number of outside bodies including the Allerdale Investment Partnership and the Workington Harbour Management Committee.

Mike is also the managing director at AJ Johnson Ltd in Workington, a welding, fabrication and engineering firm, he took over running from his father. The company has been in business 39 years.

Prior to taking the reins at AJ Johnson Ltd Mike had an extensive career in operational management, highways maintenance and construction sectors.