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The Regional Activities Committee provides a wide range of services to members throughout the East of England.

Activities we organise and are involved with include:

  • CPD training events
  • Regional Awards for Planning Excellence
  • Research
  • Social events such as spa days and 5-a-side
  • Networking events and dinners
  • Activities for young professionals
  • Careers advise and competitions

For further information on any of the above meetings, contact your Regional Co-ordinator Fiona Fowell by email at [email protected]

From 1 January 2023, we look forward to welcoming Errin Marshall, Graduate Planner at Savills, to the committee.

The 2023 RAC Members are:

Regional Activities Committee

Anthony Collier

Regional Chairman

Adam Banham

Regional Hon. Secretary

Bethany Jones

Young Planner Chair

Beverly McClean

Suffolk County Council

David Ames

Regional immediate past Chair

David Carlisle

Associate Director at AECOM

Graham Bloomfield

William H Brown

John Dagg


John Sturzaker

Ebenezer Howard Professor of Planning at the University of Hertfordshire

Lee Melin

Peter Geraghty

Hertsmere Borough Council

Phil Grant


Robert Purton

David Lock Associates (Co-opt)

Wendy Hague

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council

Student/Licentiate Members

Alexia Kallini

Hertsmere Borough Council

Errin Marshall

Savills & RTPI East of England Young Planner Vice Chair