John C.C. May, from London, United Kingdom, (born 1964), is one of 12 elected volunteer members of the World Scout Committee, the main executive body of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, and Chairman of its Educational Methods Committee, advising national organisations on their youth programme and support for adult leaders. He was elected at the 38th World Scout Conference in South Korea for a six year term, the first United Kingdom Scouter elected since former Chief Scout (now Vice-President) of the Scout Association, Sir Garth Morrison.
May has been a Section Leader, a District Commissioner and an elected member of the Committee of the Council. He was appointed International Commissioner in 1991 at the age of 27. He was a member of the organizing committee of the 21st World Scout Jamboree in the United Kingdom in 2007. He was awarded the Bar to the Silver Acorn for his services to Scouting in 2008.
May is the founding Chief Executive of Career Academies UK, a charity that leads and supports a national movement of over 500 employers and 90 schools and further education colleges, working in partnership to raise the aspirations of 16 to 19-year-olds.
He received the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion in recognition of his dedication to enterprise education.