Tony Crook is former Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor of The University of Sheffield and Emeritus Professor of Town & Regional Planning.
He is currently Chair of the The Conservation Volunteers, Deputy Chair of the Orbit Housing Group; a member of the RTPI Trustee Board, chairing its Education Committee, and chair of the Construction Industry Council’s Housing Panel. Recent former non executive roles include: Construction Industry Council Deputy Chair; Rotherham MBC governance review independent chair; Shelter Trustee Board Chair; Coalfields Regeneration Trust trustee; Sheffield Homes Ltd chair; Lloyds Banking Group Housing Commission member; and Housing Commission for Northern England member.
His current research includes private renting and planning obligations. His latest books are ‘Private rental housing: comparative perspective’ (Edward Elgar) and ‘Planning Gain: providing infrastructure and affordable housing’ (Wiley Blackwell) the latter winning the RTPI Research Excellence Award in 2016.