Bridge is president of the Royal Town Planning Institute 2023. As the previous chair of the board of trustees, she has overseen a major review of governance and has driven forward significant investment in the RTPI’s London office, as well as growing membership to 27,000. Bridge is a chartered town planner with more than 40 years’ experience in local government and the development industry. She is passionate about the role of planners in delivering on climate change and is committed to raising the profile of planning and planners in society.