Council Members

Council Members

Carola Hein (TU Delft, The Netherlands) – President, Editor, IPHS Section for Planning Perspectives

Ian Morley (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China) – Vice President

Nuran Zeren Gülersoy (FMV Işık University, Turkey)– Secretary General

James Hopkins (University of Manchester, UK) – Treasurer 

John R. Gold (Oxford Brooks University, UK); Margaret Gold (London Metropolitan University, UK) – Editors, Planning Perspectives 

Richard Hu (University of Canberra, Australia) – E-communications Officer and Webmaster 


Christine Garnaut (University of South Australia, Australia) – ex officio

Dirk Schubert (Hafen City University, Germany) – ex officio

Christopher Silver (University of Florida, USA) – ex officio

Eugenie L. Birch (University of Pennsylvania, USA) – ex officio

Laura Kolbe (University of Helsinki, Finland) – ex officio

Robert Freestone (University of New South Wales, Australia) – ex officio

Stephen V. Ward (Oxford Brookes University, UK) – ex officio


Amanda Johnson Ashley (Boise State University, USA)

André Sorensen (University of Toronto, Canada)

Carlton Basmajian (Iowa State University, USA)

Domenic Vitiello (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

Fukuo Akimoto (Kyushu University, Japan)

Gabriel Schwake (University of Sheffield, UK)

Irina Kukina (Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia)

Isabelle Gournay (University of Maryland, USA)

John Pendlebury (University of Newcastle, UK)

José Luis Sainz Guerra (University of Valladolid, Spain)

Juliet Davis (Cardiff University, UK)

Lawrence Vale (MIT, USA)

Li Hou (Tongji University, China)

Maria Cristina da Silva Leme (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)

Naoto Nakajima (University of Tokyo, Japan)

Renato Leão Rego (Universidade Estadual de Maringá,  Brazil)

Shun-Ichi J Watanabe (Science University of Tokyo, Japan)

Yanchen Sun (Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, China)

Former Presidents

Christine Garnaut (2018–2022)

Dirk Schubert (2014–2018)

Eugenie L. Birch (2010–2014)

Laura Kolbe (2006–2010)

Robert Freestone (2002–2006)

Stephen V. Ward (1996–2002)

Gordon Cherry (1992–1996)