Janice Morphet

Visiting Professor , UCL

Janice Morphet, BSc, PG Dip TP, MA, MA, MA, PhD, FRTPI FAcSS 

Janice Morphet is a Visiting Professor in the Bartlett School of Planning at University College London and is a Design Council Built Environment Expert. Janice was a member of the Planning Committee of the London 2012 Olympic Games. She was a Senior Adviser on local government at DCLG 2000-2005, having been Chief Executive of Rutland CC, Director of Technical Services at Woking, and Professorial Head of the School of Planning and Landscape at Birmingham Polytechnic. Janice has been a trustee of the RTPI and TCPA. 

Janice's recent books are Applying leadership and management in planning: theory and practice (2015), Infrastructure delivery planning: an effective practice approach (2016), Beyond Brexit (2017) and Changing Contexts in Spatial Planning (2018). Her recent research with Dr Ben Clifford includes 3 projects on Local Authority Direct Provision of Housing (December 2017/July 2019/2021) and two on 2008 Planning Act for NIPA (2017/2019). They have also written Reviving local authority housing delivery: challenging austerity through municipal entrepreneurialism was published in November 2020 by Policy Press. Janice's most recent books are Outsourcing in the UK (2021) and The Impact of COVID-19 on Devolution (2021).