Will McKee CBE
WILLIAM MCKEE CBE
A town planner, traffic engineer and chartered surveyor by profession, he was Chief Executive of the London Borough of Merton 1981-92.
From 1993 until 2002, he was Director General of the British Property Federation and Chairman of the European Property Federation from 1996 until 2002.
From 1999-2002, Will was Chairman of the CBI Trade Association Council, a member of the CBI President's committee and Vice-chairman of the National Planning Forum.
Will has been a member of numerous Government review bodies.
or 10 years he
was visiting lecturer at Imperial College London
and between 2001-2004 visiting Fellow in Property at Reading University
e has written widely in books, journals and newspapers and appeared on television and radio.
Currently Will is Chairman of property investment and development company Tilfen Land, Chair of the Mayor of London's Outer London Commission and Chair of the Thurrock Urban Development Corporation.
e is Chair of the Advisory Committee of Surrey University School of Management, a member of the Advisory Board of University College London's Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities and in 2011, he was appointed by the Higher Education Funding Council for England to sit on the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning Sub-panel of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
received the CBE in the 2002 Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to the property industry.
A Justice of the Peace since 1974, Will is a Governor and Trustee of the Rambert Dance Company.
Will has been an honorary citizen of Irvine, Dallas, Texas since 1985.
e is a past member of the Lord Olivier Awards Panel
(ballet.) Will has also has directed over 20 stage plays and enjoys the theatre, ballet, music concerts and collecting books and paintings.
He also found time to play for OWCFC across three decades!