Carl John is the Treasurer of the Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) and has been a board member for nine years. He is also an elected Councillor for the West Lothian Council and the diversity spokesman of his party group.
In the 1960’s, Mr. John contributed to the setting up of West Lothian Anti-Apartheid. He was also a founding member of the West Lothian Community Race Forum where he now is the Treasurer.
Currently, as well as being the Treasurer for ELREC, he is also a board member for a range of different charitable organisations, both in Scotland and Africa. One of these includes AHSI, where he is both a board member and Trustee. Another project he is making a contribution to is helping refugees settle into Scotland.