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Trudi Elliott

Group Board member Trudi Elliott

Trudi Elliott CBE, BSc Econ (Law and Econs), MRTPI, FAcSS

Group Vice Chair & Chair of Group Housing Board

Trudi Elliott is a Chartered Town Planner and was formerly a lawyer, practising in both the public and private sectors. Trudi is the Chair of the Planning Inspectorate for England. She is a visiting Professor in planning and land economy at Henley Business School, University of Reading, and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. Prior to this Trudi was Chief Executive of the Royal Town Planning Institute; Director of the Government Office for the West Midlands; Chief Executive of West Midlands Regional Assembly (Regional Planning Body); Director of Local Government Practice (West Midlands); and Chief Executive of Bridgnorth District Council.

Trudi has considerable experience across the civil service, local Government, charity, and private sector, and she has a strong track record of partnership working and delivery. Trudi is a Commissioner of UK2070, an inquiry into regional inequalities, and is Chair of Community Transport Wyre Forest.