Annual General Meeting and President's Reception

 

Annual General Meeting 2018

The Annual General Meeting of the British Parking Association took place on 27 June at the University of Westminster in London.

At the meeting, Chief Executive Andrew Pester presented a review of the year. New BPA President Zulfiqar Ali was also officially inaugurated, taking over from Peter Lowe.

The draft minutes from the 2018 BPA Annual General Meeting will be available in due course.

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Zulfiqar Ali, BPA President 2018-19, and Peter Lowe, BPA President 2017-18

President's Reception 2018

On 27 June the BPA was delighted to welcome Southend Council's Zulfiqar Ali as he began his year-long term as BPA President.

A parliamentary reception was held on the House of Commons' Terrace Pavilion and was kindly hosted by the Rt Hon Stephen Timms, MP for East Ham. At the reception, we were delighted to welcome Rishi Sunak MP the Minister for Local Government who spoke about his support for the Parking (Code of Practice) Bill his desire to work with the sector. Zulfiqar also launched the BPA new Professional Development Framework, which sets out the career development opportunities that are available to people working in the parking sector.

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 Andrew Pester BPA Chief Executive, Nigel Williams BPA Chair of the Board, Rt Hon Stephen Timms MP, Zulfiqar Ali, BPA President 2018-19, Rishi Sunak MP Minister for Local Government and Kelvin Reynolds BPA Director of Corporate and Public Affairs

Annual General Meeting 2017

The Annual General Meeting of the British Parking Association took place on 05 July at Chartered Institute of Highways & Transportation in London.

At the meeting, Chief Executive Andrew Pester presented a review of the year. New BPA President Peter Lowe was also officially inaugurated, taking over from Stephen Brown.

The draft minutes from the 2017 BPA Annual General Meeting can be found here.

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Stephen Brown, BPA President 2016-17, and Peter Lowe, BPA President 2017-18

 

President's Reception 2017

On 05 July the BPA was delighted to welcome RTA Associate's Peter Lowe as he began his year-long term as BPA President.

A parliamentary reception was held on the House of Commons' Terrace Pavilion and was kindly hosted by Rt Hon Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge. At the reception, the BPA was delighted to be awarded the Investors in People Award Gold by IIP's Paul DeVoy. Paul DeVoy (pictured below on the right) presented the Association's gold plaque to our new President Peter Lowe (pictured below on the left).

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Annual General Meeting 2016

The Annual General Meeting of the British Parking Association took place on 29th June 2016 at Hamilton House in London.

At the meeting, Chief Executive Patrick Troy presented a review of the year. New BPA President Stephen Brown was also officially inaugurated, taking over from Philip Hammer.

Click here to view the minutes from the 2016 BPA Annual General Meeting.

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Philip Hammer, BPA President 2015-16, and Stephen Brown, BPA President 2016-17

 

President's Reception 2016

On 29th June 2016, the BPA was delighted to welcome Equita Ltd's Stephen Brown as he began his year-long term as BPA President.

A parliamentary reception was held on the House of Commons' Terrace Pavilion and was kindly hosted by Rt Hon Mark Pawsey, MP for Rugby. At the reception, the BPA was delighted to award the latest Professionalism in Parking Accreditation (PiPA) to Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust. Stephen (pictured below on the left) presented the trust's PiPA certificate to Keith Fowler, the trust's Head of Facilities Services (pictured below on the right).

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To learn more about PiPA, including how your NHS trust, university or college could apply for the accreditation, click here.

Annual General Meeting 2015

The Annual General Meeting of the British Parking Association took place on 29th June 2015 at the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, London.

At the meeting, a review of the year was presented by Chief Executive Patrick Troy. New BPA President Philip Hammer was officially inaugurated, taking over from Ashley Bijster, and successful nominees were awarded for BPA Fellowship from BPA’s Individual Membership.

Click here to view the minutes from the 2015 BPA Annual General Meeting.

 

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Ashley Bijster, President 2014-15, and Philip Hammer, BPA President 2015-16

 

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the new Fellows of the BPA:

  • Glynnis Jeavons
  • Angela O'Shea
  • Kelvin Reynolds
  • Alan Wood

 


 

President's Reception 2015

The BPA welcomed Cambridgeshire County Council's Philip Hammer as he began his year-long term as BPA President at this event, held in the House of Commons' Terrace Pavilion.

A parliamentary reception was held on the House of Commons' Terrace Pavilion, hosted by Shadow Transport Minister Richard Burden MP with a speech by DCLG Minister Marcus Jones. Philip unveiled the BPA's sixth annual Master Plan for Parking reflecting changes in our profession as it develops and responds to the needs of an increasingly mobile society. 

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