Dr Wei Yang FRTPI FAcSS MCIHT was inaugurated as President of the RTPI on 20 January 2021.
Wei was trained as a town planner and urban designer in China and in the UK. She is a lead figure in researching, promoting, and implementing 21st Century Garden City approach worldwide.
Wei is the founder of Wei Yang & Partners, an award-winning master planning firm in London. She has extensive experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams. Her professional strengths lie in combining innovative planning inspirations with feasible implementation solutions.
Actively promoting joined up thinking between different professionals, Wei is a Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences, an Independent Trustee of the Landscape Institute, a board member of the British Library, and a Board Trustee of Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre.