Former RICS president to join L&Q board

Written by: Ellie Kahn
Published on: 29 Sep 2020

Louise Brooke-Smith

Dr Louise Brooke-Smith is set to join the board of developer L&Q on 1 October, and serve as chair of the company’s development committee.

A chartered planning and development surveyor and a chartered town planner, Brooke-Smith is also the former global president of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and a former partner and UK head of development and strategic planning at consultancy Arcadis plc.

Brooke-Smith will replace Simon Rubinsohn, who is stepping down from the board after nine years.

Brooke-Smith was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in June 2019 for ‘services to the built environment, diversity and inclusion’.