CAPs YOUNG PLANNERS LEADER WINS PRESTIGIOUS PLANNING AWARD
Viral Desai, the leader of CAPs young planners network, has won the 2015 Young Planner of the Year Award from the UKs Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
Viral was one of 4 short listed candidates and the winner was announced at the RTPI Awards Ceremony held on 6 July at London’s Shaw Theatre in front of an audience of over 400 planners. Viral received the Award from RTPI President Janet Askew and Steve Quartermain, the UK Government’s Chief Planner.
Viral Desai (centre) receiving the Award
The RTPI represents 23,000 planning professionals worldwide and promotes spatial planning, shapes policy and raises professional standards. The Awards for Planning Excellence have been run by the RTPI for over 30 years to recognise planning excellence. RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence.