Gordon Heath Bsc, FRAS, IRRV (Hons), MRI

Gordon was in local government for 21 years, including 11 years as Head of Revenues and/or Benefits in the London Boroughs of Redbridge and Croydon. Since 1997, he has run his own business as an independent consultant. His work is quite varied but he takes a special interest in the complexities of business rates in England, Scotland and Wales.

He is a well-known public speaker, lecturer and consultant on local taxation matters. He currently serves on the DCLG/LGA System Design Working Group for 100% Business Rate Retention. He is Senior Vice President of the IRRV, Chairman of the Law and Research Committee has twice served as Chairman of the London and Home Counties Association of the IRRV.

He is a co-author of various Institute publications and a regular contributor to the Institute’s Valuer magazine.