Corporate Director: Prosperity & Place

Mike ParkerMike Parker

Key responsibilities:

A member of the Corporate Leadership Team with lead responsibilities for maximising use of assets and carbon management, and Directorate responsibility for 39 F/T and 29 P/T employees within the following areas: Facilities Management, Planning Policy, Development Management, Building Control, Economic Development, Regeneration, Property, Strategic Housing Services, Flood and Watercourse Management, Health & Sustainability & Land Charges.


  • BA(Hons) Urban and Regional Planning 1984
  • Bachelor of Town Planning 1986
  • Diploma in Surveying 1993

Professional Bodies:

  • Corporate Member of Royal Town Planning Institute

Career information:

Mike joined Wyre Forest District Council in May 2000 as Development Control Manager, having previously worked in development control for Telford and Wrekin Council and Dudley MBC before that. In 2003 Mike was appointed to the post of Head of Planning Health & Environment and latterly as Director of Planning & Regulatory Services.


£75,213 (April 2018)


Reimbursement of business mileage at 40p per mile; discounted membership of Places for People, available to all council staff; payment of professional membership subscription to RTPI.

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