Dr Louise Brooke-Smith
CEO - Brooke Smith Planning Consultants
Louise is a Chartered Surveyor and Chartered Town Planner with experience drawn, over 30 yrs, from the public and private sectors in the UK and overseas. She established a Birmingham based planning and development consultancy in 1994. Today, Brooke Smith Planning advises on all legal and commercial aspects of the planning and development process and operates across the UK and internationally.
Louise was the first female Global President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (2014-15) and inter alia, champions diversity & inclusivity across the property sector. She is a Freeman of the City of London and her various accolades include; Outstanding Woman in Construction (2015) and National Achiever in Construction (2015).
She holds a number of non-executive positions and is frequently asked to speak on aspects of the planning and development industry. She is an adviser to various UKGov Departments and is Chair of All We Can – the International Aid Agency.