Presidential Candidates Announced

Following the vetting process by Nominations Committee and Council Members, the RIAS is delighted to announce two candidates that will be standing for election to be the next RIAS President.

The RIAS President is selected by the members, for the members. They will act as the representative of the RIAS and its members.

The candidates are:

• Dr Richard Atkins FRIAS, RIBA, FRSA - Read Election Statement

• Chris Stewart RIAS, RIBA - Read Election Statement

As well as their own campaigning, the RIAS intend to hold a virtual hustings which will give them the chance to address members directly and answer their questions.

Online voting opens on 1st June and closes on 24th June. Results will be announced on 29th June. The new President will take office that day for an initial one-year term with the option to extend by one further year.

Online Hustings

Run as an online event, and hosted by current President Christina Gaiger the hustings will be a chance to find out what the candidates hope to achieve should they be elected the next President of the RIAS. The candidates will take questions from RIAS members. Book Tickets

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