Board Member Profile
Victoria Hills, MRTPI, FICE, FRSA, MCMI CMgr
Victoria Hills is Chief Executive of the Royal Town Planning Institute with over 25 years in senior roles in planning, transport, organisational leadership and development. Working for all three Mayors of London, she latterly led the UK’s largest regeneration project at Old Oak, setting up the Old Oak and Park Royal Mayoral Development Corporation.
Using the convening role of the Royal Town Planning Institute, she makes the case for resourcing planning and advocating the important role of putting planning at the heart of government delivery for the quality places that people want to live in. She is driving forward delivery of the RTPI’s Corporate Strategy for the 27,000-member strong RTPI, focusing on raising the profile of planning, elevating the value of professionalism, and promoting a more diverse and inclusive profession to ensure genuine representation of the society in which we work. Victoria has overseen a membership growth trajectory including an 8% growth in members since appointment in 2018.
Victoria is a Board Member of the Office for Place Advisory Board, and the Greener Transport Council, and is a Commissioner on the Essex Climate Action Commission, chairing its Net Zero Innovation Network. Outside of work, Victoria volunteers as a safeguarding assistant to her children’s rugby team and enjoys trying to keep fit.