Simon Creer

Director of Communications, Royal Town Planning Institute

Simon is the Communications Director for the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), where he is responsible for all external channels including public affairs. He has extensive experience in the professional and membership space, having worked for four separate membership bodies. He also spent five years working in Government communications for the Department for Business where he was responsible for commissioning a number of public awareness campaigns. His primary focus is the long-term value of awareness campaigns and the use of clear communications tactics to improve policy outcomes. Prior to working in comms he was a national newspaper journalist in Ireland and spent time living in Dublin, Belfast and Glasgow.