Valuation Tribunal Service


The VTS supports the Valuation Tribunal for England (VTE) by arranging or providing accommodation, staff, IT, equipment, training and general advice.

It is sponsored by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) . The VTS works in accordance with a corporate governance framework and requirements laid down by its sponsoring department.

The VTS Board is made up of a Chair and members appointed by the Secretary of State. The majority of Board members must be chairmen of the VTE. The President of the VTE is an ex-officio member of the Board.

The Chair is Harry Rich who was appointed from 10th of May 2021

The Deputy Chair is Suzanne McCarthy.

The other Board members are  Lola Moses, Neil Buckley, Stephen Chappell, Paul Cammidge, Alison Griffiths and Kevin Everett.

The VTS appoints a Chief Executive with the consent of the Secretary of State. Tony Masella has been Chief Executive & Chief Operating Officer and Accounting Officer since 2 July 2009.

The VTS has an office in based London employs around 70 staff who are either office or home based.