IRRV Council

 

Council 2019 - 2020

President

Mr Andrew Hetherton MRICS IRRV (Hons)

Andrew is a Director of Andrew Hetherton Consulting Ltd.

He was last elected to Council in 2015 and is President of the Institute. Andrew currently sits on the Nominations Committee, Policy & Resources Committee and Professional Conduct Committee. He is a member of the Wessex Association and his primary Faculty is Valuation.

Andrew represents the Institute on the following Groups:-

  • Business Rates Advisory Forum
  • Professional Bodies Liaision Group
  • Valuation Tribunal Users Group 

Andrew can be contacted at irrvpresident@irrv.org.uk

Senior Vice President - Portfolio Holder: Law & Research

Mr Alistair Townsend FIRRV, CMgr MCMI FIRRV

Alistair is a Director of Alistair Townsend Ltd.

He was last elected to Council in 2016 and is the Senior Vice President of the Institute. Alistair is currently the Portfolio Holder for Law & Research and sits on the Nominations Committee and Policy & Resources Committee. He is a member of the East Midlands Association and his primary Faculty is Local Taxation & Revenues.

To contact Alistair, please send an e-mail C/O Gary Watson (Deputy Chief Executive) to Gary.watson@irrv.org.uk.

Junior Vice President

Mrs Carla-Maria Heath BA IRRV (Hons)

Carla-Maria was last elected to Council in 2017 and is Junior Vice President of the Institute. She is currently the Portfolio Holder: Vice for Law & Research and sits on the Nominations Committee and Policy & Resources Committee. Carla-Maria is a member of the London & Home Counties Association and her primary Faculty is Local Taxation & Revenues.

To contact Carla-Maria, please send an e-mail C/O Gary Watson (Deputy Chief Executive) to Gary.watson@irrv.org.uk.

Immediate Past President

Miss Louise Freeth FIRRV

Louise is Head of Revenues, Benefits, Library and Resident Services at the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.

She was last elected to Council in 2016 and served as President of the Institute in 2018. Louise is currently the Immediate Past President of the Institute, Portfolio Holder: Vice for Education & Membership and sits on the Nominations Committee and Policy & Resources Committee. She is a member of the London & Home Counties Association and her primary Faculty is Benefits.

Louise represents the Institute on the Valuation Tribunal Users Group.

Louise can be contacted at Louise.Freeth@RBWM.gov.uk

Honorary Treasurer

Mr Allan Traynor FCCA IRRV (Hons)

Allan is a Consultant / Trainer for Allan Traynor Consulting.

He was last elected to Council in 2017 and served as President of the Institute in 2007. Allan is currently the Honorary Treasurer, Vice Chair of the Policy & Resources Committee and sits on the Nominations Committee. He is a member of the West Midlands Association and his primary Faculty is Local Taxation & Revenues.

To contact Allan, please send an e-mail C/O Gary Watson (Deputy Chief Executive) to Gary.watson@irrv.org.uk.

Chair of Policy & Resources Committee

Mr Richard Harbord FRSA MBCS M.Phil CPFA FCCA IRRV (Hons) FCMI MIMC

Richard is a Managing Consultant for MRF UK Ltd.

He was last elected to Council in 2018 and served as President of the Institute in 1995 and 2013.  Richard is currently the Chair of the Policy & Resources Committee and sits on the Professional Conduct Committee. He is a member of the Thames Valley Association and his primary Faculty is Local Taxation & Revenues.

Richard can be contacted at Richard@harbord.net.

Chair of Professional Conduct Committee

Mr Roger Messenger BSc (Est.Man), FRICS, MCIArb, FIRRV REV

Roger is a Partner with Wilks Head and Eve LLP.

He was last elected to Council in 2019 and served as President of the Institute in 2001 and 2011. Roger is currently the Chair of the Professional Conduct Committee and sits on the Policy & Resources Committee. He is a member of the London & Home Counties Association and his primary Faculty is Valuation.

Roger represents the Institute on the Professional Bodies Liaision Group. In terms of Tegova, he is:-

  • IRRV Board Member
  • Vice Chairman 
  • Chair Recognition Committee
  • Chair Education Committee
  • Representative on RSA Committee

To contact Roger, please send an e-mail C/O Gary Watson (Deputy Chief Executive) to Gary.watson@irrv.org.uk.

Portfolio Holder: Education & Membership

Mr James McCafferty IRRV (Hons)

Jim is a Director of Welfare Reform Services Ltd.

He was last elected to Council in 2017 and served as President of the Institute in 2015. Jim is currently the Portfolio Holder for Education & Membership and sits on the Policy & Resources Committee. He is a member of the Scottish Association and his primary Faculty is Benefits.

To contact Jim, please send an e-mail C/O Gary Watson (Deputy Chief Executive) to Gary.watson@irrv.org.uk.

Portfolio Holder: Commercial Services

Mr Nick Rowe IRRV (Hons)

Nick is Assistant Director of Finance: Local Tax & Accounts Receivable at the London Borough of Ealing.

He was last elected to Council in 2017. Nick is currently the Portfolio Holder for Commercial Services and sits on the Policy & Resources Committee. He is a member of the London & Home Counties Association and his primary Faculty is Local Taxation & Revenues.

To contact Nick, please send an e-mail C/O Gary Watson (Deputy Chief Executive) to Gary.watson@irrv.org.uk.

Council Members

Mr Alan Bronte FRICS IRRV (Hons)

Alan is Director of Rating Policy at the Department of Finance, Land & Property Services.

He was last elected to Council in 2017. Alan is a member of the Northern Ireland Association and his primary Faculty is Valuation.

To contact Alan, please send an e-mail C/O Gary Watson (Deputy Chief Executive) to Gary.watson@irrv.org.uk.

Mr Dave Chapman FIRRV

Dave is Client Services Director (Local Taxation) at Marston Holdings Ltd.

He was last elected to Council in 2017 and served as President of the Institute in 2012. He is a member of the Lancashire & Cheshire Association and his primary Faculty is Local Taxation & Revenues.

To contact Dave, please send an e-mail C/O Gary Watson (Deputy Chief Executive) to Gary.watson@irrv.org.uk.

 

Mr Allan Clark MSc, MCMI, FIRRV

Allan is Head of Finance: Exchequer at the London Borough of Barnet.

He was last elected to Council in 2019. Allan is currently the Portfolio Holder (Vice) for Commercial Services. He is a member of the London & Home Counties Association and his primary Faculty is Local Taxation & Revenues.

Allan can be contacted at Allan.Clark@Barnet.gov.uk.  

Mr Ian Ferguson IRRV (Hons)

Ian is Income Recovery Manager at Believe Housing.

He was last elected to Council in 2018 and served as President of the Institute in 2016. Ian is a member of the Northern Counties Association and his primary Faculty is Local Taxation & Revenues.

To contact Ian, please send an e-mail C/O Gary Watson (Deputy Chief Executive) to Gary.watson@irrv.org.uk.

Mr Simon Green BSc(Hons) MRICS IRRV (Hons)

Simon is a Partner with Gerald Eve LLP.

He was first elected to Council in 2019. Simon is currently Vice Chair of the Professional Conduct Committee. He is a member of the London & Home Counties Association and his primary Faculty is Valuation.

To contact Simon, please send an e-mail C/O Gary Watson (Deputy Chief Executive) to Gary.watson@irrv.org.uk.

Mrs Lisa Hayward IRRV (Hons)

Lisa is a Policy Officer at the Welsh Local Government Association.

She was first elected to Council in 2019. Lisa is a member of the South and West Wales Association and her primary Faculty is Benefits.

To contact Lisa, please send an e-mail C/O Gary Watson (Deputy Chief Executive) to Gary.watson@irrv.org.uk.

Mr Gordon Heath BSC IRRV (Hons)

Gordon is a Director of Gordon Heath Ltd.

He was last elected to Council in 2019 and served as President of the Institute in 2017. Gordon sits on the Professional Conduct Committee. He is a member of the London & Home Counties Association and his primary Faculty is Local Taxation & Revenues.

To contact Gordon, please send an e-mail C/O Gary Watson (Deputy Chief Executive) to Gary.watson@irrv.org.uk.

Mrs Zoe Kent IRRV (Hons)

Zoe is Revenues & Benefits Manager at Swale Borough Council.

She was first elected to Council in 2018. Zoe is a member of the South Eastern Association and her primary Faculty is Benefits.

To contact Zoe, please send an e-mail C/O Gary Watson (Deputy Chief Executive) to Gary.watson@irrv.org.uk.

Mr Simon Quilter IRRV (Hons)

Simon is Revenues Manager for Broadland District Council and South Norfolk District Council.

He was first elected to Council in 2019. Simon is a member of the East Anglian Association and his primary Faculty is Local Taxation & Revenues.

Simon can be contacted at Simon.quilter@Broadland.gov.uk.

Mr Kevin Stewart MAAT MCMI FIRRV

Kevin is Business Unit Leader: Revenues and Benefits at Mid Sussex District Council.

He was last elected to Council in 2019 and served as President of the Institute in 2015. Kevin sits on the Professional Conduct Committee and Qualifications and Management Board. He is a member of the East Midlands Association and his primary Faculty is Benefits.

Kevin cabn be contacted at Kevin.Stewart@midsussex.gov.uk.

Mr Robert Trahern FIRRV

Bob is Business Development Director (Local Taxation) at Marston Holdings Ltd.

He was last elected to Council in 2018 and served as President of the Institute in 2008. He is a member of the West Midlands Association and his primary Faculty is Local Taxation & Revenues.

Bob represents the Institute on the Local Taxation Partnership Forum.

To contact Bob, please send an e-mail C/O Gary Watson (Deputy Chief Executive) to Gary.watson@irrv.org.uk.