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Speaker and Chair Biographies

Our speakers for the Wales Planning Conference 2022 are (please note further speakers will be confirmed shortly):

Toby Adam

Director, Gaunt Francis Architects

Joe Ayoubkhani MRTPI

Senior Vice Chair

Dr Mike Biddulph MRTPI

Urban Designer, Placemaking Team, Cardiff Council

Dr Andrew Buroni

Director, Savills (UK) Ltd

Rob Chichester MRTPI


Pete Frost

Urban Green Infrastructure Advisor, Natural Resources Wales

Annabel Graham Paul

Barrister, FTB

Jen Heal MRTPI

Design Adviser, Design Commission for Wales

Craig Howell Williams QC

Queen's Counsel, FTB

Julie James MS

Minister for Climate Change

Emyr Jones

Barrister, FTB

Professor Peter Kraftl

Chair of Human Geography, Birmingham University

Dr Rachel Lee

Policy and Research Manager, Living Streets

Atefeh Motamedi

Strategic Planner at Atkins, co-founder of Neurodiversity in Planning

Dr Tom Porter

Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Public Health Wales

Cheryl Williams

Principal Health Promotion Specialist, Public Health Wales, Cardiff & Vale Public Health Team