We are delighted to introduce our 2018 chair, Richard Wood. Richard was elected as RTPI Yorkshire Chair after serving as vice-chair in 2017. Richard is a chartered town planner and works as an independent planning consultant based in Hull. He set up Richard Wood Associates in 2016 and has a long track record of working in the Yorkshire region in the public and private sector.
Speaking about his new role, Richard said: "I am proud to have been elected chair for RTPI Yorkshire and my aspirations for the region are to continue the good work we are doing, ensure members of all organisations in every sector work together to bring out the best in planning, and to invest in the future of planning, particularly among the younger generation."