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The Board of Trustees is responsible for the management of the affairs of the Institute and promoting its objectives. The Board overseas four of the RTPI's key strategic committees including the Audit Committee, Finance Committee, Nomination Subcommittee and Appointments & Remuneration Committee as well as other standing committees and panels. The members are also the charity trustees of the RTPI, which is a registered charity.

The Board of Trustees is composed of the Honorary Officers of the Institute, eight members elected by the General Assembly and one member elected from the Regions and Nations representatives on the General Assembly.

Honorary Officers

Susan Bridge FRTPI


Bernadette Hillman LARTPI

Honorary Secretary and Solicitor

Presidential Team

Susan Bridge FRTPI


Lindsey Richards

Vice President

Timothy Crawshaw MRTPI

Immediate Past President


Meeta Kaur MRTPI

Chair of the Board

Tom Venables MRTPI

Corporate Trustee

Janet Askew MRTPI

Corporate Trustee

Stefano Smith, FRTPI FRSA

Nations Trustee

Tony Crook FRTPI

Corporate Trustee

Tsz Lok Ng (Jeffrey) MRTPI

Young Planner Trustee

Sean Fox

Independent Trustee - Digital Transformation

Benjamin Vickers

English Regions Trustee

Elle Cass

Corporate Trustee

Samer Bagaeen

Corporate Trustee