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Gavin Parker


Secretary of State appointee

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School of Real Estate and Planning University of Reading

Gavin Parker

Gavin is the Chairman of the New Forest National Park Authority.

He is Professor of Planning at the University of Reading where he has specialised in countryside planning and community engagement research.

Gavin has published widely on topics relevant to the work of the National Park.

Born and brought up in Salisbury he has a strong affinity with the Forest and brings a wealth of professional experience to his role as board member, including working in the past for the Royal Town Planning Institute as a director and chairing a rural community council.

National Park Authority Committees and Panels

Planning Committee


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