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Elections to RIBA Council 2019

RIBA Council Elections 2019

Voting in this year's Council elections is now open. View voting information and cast your vote through the Electoral Reform Services website.

The candidates' statements and voting information have been sent to members directly by the Electoral Reform Services, either by email or post.

Vice President Membership

There are three candidates to the role of Vice President Membership, therefore an election will be held amongst the representatives of the RIBA Regions and Branches in the United Kingdom.

Candidates

  • Gerard Bareham
  • Nadi Jahangiri
  • Valeria Passetti

Download the Vice President Membership election statements.

Nationally Elected, two seats

The successful candidates to serve on the RIBA Council for a three-year term beginning on 1 September 2019.

There are eighteen candidates for two available seats, therefore these seats will be elected by ballot.

Candidates

  • Abu Siddiki
  • Albena Atanassova
  • Alfred Munkenbeck
  • Benjamin Powell
  • Bruce Buckland
  • Danni Kerr
  • Femi Oresanya
  • Gudjon Thor Erlendsson
  • Harriet Harriss
  • Ian Purser
  • Layton Reid
  • Maria Smith
  • Mark Percival
  • Mark Andrew Kelly
  • Randa Hanna
  • Robert Wilson
  • Timothy Onyenobi
  • Vinesh Pomal

Download the Nationally Elected candidates' election statements.

Student Members, two seats

The successful candidates to serve on the RIBA Council for a term of up to three years, beginning on 1 September 2019.

There are ten candidates for two available seats, therefore these seats will be elected by ballot.

Candidates

  • Bailey Rawson-Spink
  • Eve Wilkinson-Bell
  • Maryam Al-Irhayim
  • Niall Patrick Walsh
  • Scott McAulay
  • Sinead Hay
  • Suleiman Al-Sadi
  • Tazeen Raza
  • Victoria Adegoke
  • Zeid Truscott

Download the Student Members election statements.

The following candidates have been elected unopposed to serve on the RIBA Council for a term of up to three-years beginning on 1 September 2019

  • Fraser Middleton, RIAS North
  • Jane Larmour, RSUA
  • Andrew Claiborne, RIBA East
  • Jonathan Greenfield, RIBA East
  • Mark Benzie, RIBA South
  • Mark Shipton, RIBA South
  • Lewis North, Associate Member

What happens next?

Voting closes on 23 July at 5pm, followed by the announcement of the results on 29 July. 

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The RIBA Council is formed of members for members. This is your opportunity to take an active role and contribute to the future of your Institute. Be Represented by choosing to vote in the elections.

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.




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