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The Regional Activities Committee provides a wide range of services to members throughout the North West region.

Activities we organise and are involved with include:

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

The Regional Activities Committee supports and advises the Regional Management Board 

Regional Activities Committee

Kieran Blaydes

Chair - North West

Emilly Kitching

Regional Rep on General Assembly

Matthew Dugdale

Junior Vice Chair

Joanne Harding

Honorary Secretary & Regional Rep on Nations & Regions Panel

Ben Vickers

Honorary Treasurer

Ian Gilbert

Immediate Past Chair & EDI Champion

Rebecca Dewey MRTPI

Chair of Nations & Regions Panel & Trustee Liaison

Corporate members

Louisa Fielden

John Knight

Jake Crompton

Tillie Baker

Ian Pennington

Uche Echeozo

Colin Parry

Darren Muir

Paul Visigah

Tom Robinson

Georgina Blackburn

Liz Slater

Amy Kennedy

John Copestake

Student and Licentiate Members

Tom Royles

Maria Sam

Celine Houghton

Affiliate members

Dr Christopher Wilson MTCP, MA, PhD

Associate Members

Atefeh Motamedi

Sam Leuty-Milner