Mike Kiely

Chair of the Board, POS

Mike is a chartered town planner and MBA qualified manager with over 40 years’ experience in local government, most of that in London with 14 years at service head level and above. In 2015 Mike left local government and set up his consultancy, Mike Kiely planning + regeneration, to specialise in assisting local planning authorities to perform better and be more effective. His extensive experience in successfully delivering major planning and regeneration projects means he can add value over and above the chief planning officer role, constructively challenging accepted thinking and proposing innovative solutions. He is a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, formerly president of the Planning Officers Society and now chair of its Board. He works closely with government and across the sector to shape planning in England.