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Ben Derbyshire PPRIBA, Hon AIA, FRSA, Dip Arch Cantab

Ben Derbyshire PPRIBA, Hon AIA, FRSA, Dip Arch Cantab

Chair, HTA Design LLP

Ben is Chair of HTA Design LLP, a leading multidisciplinary design practice specialising in housing and placemaking where his role also includes directing the practice’s internal design review processes and leading its marketing effort.

He is a Commissioner of Historic England. He serves on the London Advisory Committee, High Streets Heritage Action Zone Board and chair of the Historic Places Panel.

Ben is President of the London Forum of Amenity and Civic Societies. Other current roles include membership of New London Architecture’s New London Sounding Board and of the NHBC Council. 

He was President of RIBA from 2017 – 2019 where he oversaw fundamental change in the financing and governance of the institute and the instigation of policies in relation to climate action, professional competence and codes of conduct.