RTPI South West Regional Activities Committee
RTPI South West Regional Awards for Planning Excellence Judging Panel
RTPI SW Policy and Research Working Group
Geoff Walker has been actively involved with the RTPI in the South West for over 30 years, serving as Branch Chair in 1992 and establishing, in the same year, the Region's own annual Planning Awards Competition( now Awards for Planning Excellence).In 2008, he retired from the University of the West of England (UWE) after teaching planning there for over 29 years.
Between June 2008 and June 2016 Geoff was employed part-time (10 hours per week) as RTPI SW Policy Project Officer : a post unique among the Institute's English regions.
He now works from his home in Bath as a sole practitioner planning consultant ,has re-joined the RTPI SW Regional Activities Committee and remains a member of SW Planning Awards judging panel. Still travelling widely around the region, Geoff has derived particular pleasure in meeting up with many of his past students and seeing them mature and prosper as planning professionals.