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Dr Wei Yang



Wei is a renowned town planner and urban designer with considerable wealth of experience in both new communities and urban regeneration. Her professional strengths lie in combining innovative planning inspirations with feasible implementation solutions. She is a lead figure in researching, promoting and implementing the 21st Century Garden City approach.

Wei is the President of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) for 2021.

Wei has extensive experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams and is now leading large scale regeneration and low carbon master planning projects in Britain and internationally. She is a Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS), a Fellow of the RTPI, a member of Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) and a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Client Adviser.

Actively promoting joined up thinking between different professionals, Wei is a Board Member of the British Library, an Independent Trustee of the Landscape Institute, and a Board Trustee of Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre. Wei is also the Global Planners Network (GPN)’s representative at UN Habitat Professional Forum.

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