John Ferry

John Ferry is a former financial journalist turned media relations adviser. He grew up in Airdrie, near Glasgow, and attended St Andrews University, where he graduated in 1998 with a degree in economics. He then worked as an oil and gas analyst before training to be a journalist. After a decade writing on financial topics, John started his own media relations consultancy business. He is active in politics and was the Scottish Liberal Democrats candidate for Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale in the 2017 and 2019 general elections.

John lives in the Scottish Borders with his wife and two boys. In his spare time he is a keen cyclist and is a qualified mountain bike leader.