The TPO Council

Lord Richard Best OBE

Lord Richard Best OBE

Lord Best has been the Chair of the TPO Council since April 2009.

He is also President of the Local Government Association and Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Care for Older People: Vice-Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Urban Development: Treasurer of the All Party Group on Housing: Vice President of the Town and Country Planning Association: Chairman of the Private Rented Sector Policy Forum.

The role of The Property Ombudsman Council is to:

Independent Council Members

  • Victor OloweVictor Olowe
  • April StroudApril Stroud
  • gillian flemingGillian Fleming
  • Vivienne SugarVivienne Sugar
  • mark-mclaren-websiteMark McLaren

Industry Representatives


  • Gerry FitzjohnGerry Fitzjohn
  • Michael StoopMichael Stoop


Careers at The Property Ombudsman

If you are interested in working for TPO, please visit our Careers page for a list of Current Vacancies.