Janice Morphet

Visiting Professor, UCL Bartlett School of Planning


Janice Morphet is a Visiting Professor in the Bartlett School of Planning at University College London and is a CABE Built Environment Expert. Janice was on 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 and held several roles at the RTPI including Chair of Education and Life Long Learning Committee and the London Chapter. Janice has also been included in Planning’s Power 100 list of planners.

Janice’s recent books are Modern Local Government (2008) and Effective Practice in Spatial Planning (2010) How Europe Shapes British Public Policy (2013), Applying leadership and management in planning: theory and practice (2015) and Infrastructure delivery planning: an effective practice approach (2016). Her latest book Beyond Brexit was published in February 2017. Her current research includes a project on Local Authority Direct Provision of Housing with Dr Ben Clifford of UCL funded by the National Planning Forum and the RTPI that reported at the end of 2017.

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