Alistair Townsend FIRRV, MCMI

Alistair is a Fellow of the Institute and a National Council member.  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 Immediate Past President of the East Midlands Association and a former examiner in Council Tax Law.

Alistair 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.

After a brief period within the enforcement industry, Alistair set up his own consultancy business, Alistair Townsend Limited through which he provides consultancy and advice to a range of organisations both in the private and public sector on various areas within the field of local taxation.