Jason Ablewhite was elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire on 05 May 2016 and started the role on 12 May 2016.
With a career background in sales and senior management in the food sector, Jason retired in 2015 to concentrate on local politics. He has a strong sense of public service, having served as a District Councillor in St Ives for 16 years, and spent the last five years as Leader of Huntingdonshire District Council. He also served as Mayor of St Ives in 2005.
He chaired the East of England Local Government Association and is an Executive Board member of the National Local Government Association.
Until recently, Jason was chair of the Police and Crime Panel for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
Jason has lived in Cambridgeshire all his life, growing up in Bar Hill and Dry Drayton and has lived in St Ives since 1992 with his wife Annette and two sons.