John Cronin is a warranted leader in the Scout Association, holding the position of Group Scout Leader at 1st City of London (Lord Mayor’s Own) which is the only voluntary uniformed youth organisation operating in the City of London. John has been involved with this Group since 1986.

Until January 2020 John was also District Commissioner for the North London Scout District covering the London Boroughs of Camden, Islington, Haringey and the City of London – a post he held for 10 years. At the same time he was also the Local Training Manager for North London.