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Congratulations to members of the profession honoured by the Queen

04 January 2016

MBERTPI President, Janet Askew, has congratulated planning and built environment professionals who were recognised in the New Year’s Honours list.

Two RTPI members, Alice Lester and Malcolm Sharp, received MBEs.

Janet Askew said:

“It is a tribute to the tremendous work of Alice and Malcolm that they have been honoured in this way. They have both made an outstanding contribution to planning over many years and have made a real difference to communities as well as to the profession as a whole.”

RTPI members honoured, with their official citations:

Alice Lester

  • Alice Lester (pictured, left) Programme Manager, Planning Advisory Service received an MBE for services to Planning.
  • Malcolm Sharp (pictured, below) received an MBE for services to Town and Country Planning in England.

Malcolm _Sharp _web


 We also congratulate:

  • John Worthington Director, Academy of Urbanism and Commissioner, ITC received an MBE for services to Urban Regeneration and voluntary service to Transport.
  •  Peter Eversden Chair, London Forum of Amenity and Civic Societies received an MBE for services to community engagement in planning for London.
  • Rosaleen Kerslake Chief Executive, The Prince's Regeneration Trust received an OBE for services to British Heritage.

Read the full list of Honours.    If you received an honour please let us know so that we can celebrate it.