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About RTPI Northern Ireland

The Irish Branch of the RTPI was formed in 1941/42, the first Chairman was Herbert G Simms ARIBA. It continued like this until 1974 when the Irish Branch was split into 2 autonomous sections North and South. George Worthington was the first Chairman of the Northern Section.

Since this time the committee has been chaired by a varied mix of chartered planners who have collectively worked, with a dedicated committee of volunteers to progress the profession, shape policy and create an environment that will be a legacy for future generations to be proud.

We provide a range of services for our members in Northern Ireland. As well as offering affordable seminars and events for professional development, we arrange social events, keep you up to date through newsletters and provide local information and networking opportunities.

Nominations invited for 2020 Executive Committee

Nominations are now invited for the RTPI Northern Ireland Executive Committee for 2020 by the closing date of Friday 25th October.

RTPI NI 2018 Annual Review

2018 has been a busy year for RTPI NI. Read our Annual Review of Review of Events and Activities here.

2019 Northern Ireland Chair is Emma Walker

Emma Walker MRTPI is Associate Director with Turley.  Emma's theme for 2019 will be 'A Partnership Approach'.  Partnership within the planning profession and with other
professional organisations.


Get involved....

We welcome your views and opinions and each year seek new members for our Northern Ireland Executive Commitee. Contact Julie Sullivan to find out more.

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