Alistair Townsend FIRRV, MCMI

Alistair is a National Council member of the IRRV. He is currently Chair of the Local Taxation and Revenues Faculty Board, Vice Chair of the Law and Research Committee and Policy & Resources Committee member. He is also current President of the East Midlands Association and a former examiner in Council Tax Law.

He has worked within Local Taxation and Revenues throughout his career, initially working for a couple of Nottinghamshire Councils and latterly as Head of Revenues & Benefits for Milton Keynes Council. Alistair originally joined Milton Keynes, working for Mouchel in a contracted out service, and then later managed the transfer of the Service to the Council, during which time he also became Deputy Partnership Director for a Council owned LLP.

In October 2016, Alistair joined Marston as Group Client Services Director, where he manages the Client Services function for the whole range of Group companies and continues to specialise in local authority debt streams.