Ros Jones – Doncaster’s Own
Born in Askern, Doncaster, Ros worked as a chartered accountant in local government and the NHS
Elected Mayor in 2013, Doncaster became the first authority to have both a woman Mayor and woman Chief Executive. Ros was the first Labour candidate to beat an incumbent Independent Mayor.
A keen runner, Ros’ charity runs have included a marathon to raise funds for the Doncaster Baby unit. Ros has even thrown herself out a plane for good causes! She did a sky-dive to raise money for Help for Heroes and Doncaster Cancer Detection Trust.
In 2016, Ros Jones was awarded a CBE for her contribution to local government.