Senior Visiting Fellow, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
Kelvin MacDonald is a Senior Visiting Fellow in the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge. He is also a specialist adviser to the House of Commons' CLG Select Committee. Until 2007 he was the Director of Policy and Research and, subsequently, Chief Policy Adviser for the Royal Town Planning Institute. He is an Examining Inspector at the Planning Inspectorate, a Member of the Board of Trustees of Shelter, a Member of the Editorial Board of Town Planning Review, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS) and of the Royal Town Planning Institute (FRTPI) and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).
He frequently writes articles on housing, planning and regeneration and has appeared in the media on these issues, including on the Today programme, Dispatches, Channel 4 News and Newsnight.