RIBA Council Elections 2018
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has today (9 August) announced the results of the Presidential and Council elections 2018. All appointments announced today will commence on 1 September 2018.
Members were elected using the Single Transferable Vote. The candidates who reached the required quota and were therefore elected are:
RIBA Presidency 2018 - 2021
The successful candidate will take up office as President Elect for the 2018 session, and will then serve as RIBA President for a two-year term beginning on 1 September 2019.
Nationally Elected, two seats
The successful candidates to serve on the RIBA Council for a three-year term beginning on 1 September 2018.
The successful candidates to serve on the RIBA Council for a three-year term beginning on 1 September 2018 as Regionally Elected members.
- Valeria Passetti (election statement PDF) - East Midlands
- Graham Boyce (election statement PDF) - Yorkshire
The following chartered members take uncontested seats as Regional Council Members:
- Nicky Watson (election statement PDF) - North East
- Ewen Miller (election statement PDF) - North West
- Richard Wooldridge (election statement PDF) - North West
- Ian Standen (election statement PDF) - Wales
West Midlands seat remains vacant for the 2018 – 2019 Council session.
Europe (excluding UK), one seat
The successful candidates to serve on the RIBA Council for a two-year term beginning on 1 September 2018.
- Tim Clark (election statement PDF)
The RIBA is governed by the RIBA Council, elected from among the RIBA membership, the majority of whom are chartered architects.
Council passes down detailed responsibility to the RIBA Board and main committees. Chaired by the President, Council meets four times annually and is ultimately responsible for the conduct and development of the Institute.
Members of Council are Charity Trustees of the RIBA. Please consult the Guidance Note for Charity Trustees.