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RTPI staff

The Institute's Chief Executive reports to the Board of Trustees on all aspects of the Institute's activities, and is the link between volunteers and staff. The Chief Executive, Director of Commercial and Corporate Services and Director of Professional Standards and Development make up the Executive Team - the senior management team. The Heads of Service and National Directors, who report to the Executive Team, are responsible for different aspects of the Institute's work.

Executive Team


Trudi Elliot


Trudi Elliott
Chief Executive




Rosslyn Stuart
Director of Professional Standards and Development



Phil Pluck

Director of Commercial and Corporate Services



Jacqueline Rees

Finance Director


Heads of Service


Richard Blyth
Head of Policy

Richard Blyth







Lesley Mitchell

Head of Human Resources



 Andrew Close

Head of Careers, Education and Professional Development



There are emails for specific enquiries on careers advice, continuing professional development, university courses and professional ethics, including the Code of Conduct


Sarah Woodford

Head of English Regions

 Sarah Woodford    


Martine Koch

Head of Membership



Rebecca Hildreth

Head of Marketing and Communications


There is a specific email for Awards enquiries 


John Romanski

Planning Aid England Manager

John Romanski








Anil Ramdhan

Head of IT


National Directors


Craig McLaren

Director, RTPI Scotland and Ireland

Craig McLaren







Roisin Willmott
Director, Wales and Northern Ireland

Roisin 2015