What is HESPA?

The Higher Education Strategic Planners Association is the representative body for those working in strategy and planning in UK higher education.

Our Strategic Objectives

To find out more about more about what HESPA does or how to become a member, please contact the HESPA office on 01509 228851 or by email:

You can download the HESPA Annual Review 2016 below:


You can download previous Annual Reviews here.


HESPA is a special interest organisation of the company Professional HE Services (PHES). Its partner associations are AUDE and BUFDG.


Other sector associations

We work with other sector associations as much as possible to reduce duplication and to drive collaboration and healthy cross-departmental working. Here is a list of all the associations we are aware of in HE. If you know of any others, please get in touch.