John Cronin is a warranted leader in the Scout Association, holding the position of District Commissioner in the North London Scout District covering the London Boroughs of Camden, Islington, Haringey and the City of London.

In addition he is of Group President / Acting Group Scout Leader with 1st City of London (Lord Mayor’s Own) Scout Group where until 2008 he had been the Group Scout Leader. It is one of the largest Scout Groups in North London Scout District and is the only voluntary uniformed youth organisation operating in the City of London.

John is also Local Training Manager for North London. Working with the Scout Association occupies much of his spare time and his wife, Veronica, is also a warranted leader. Both are involved with the 1st Doddington Scout Group where they live in Cambridgeshire (Veronica as Group Scout Leader and John as Group Chairman)