Appointment of new Non-Executive Director

27 March 2008

The Board of RPS is pleased to announce the appointment of Louise Charlton, as a Non Executive Director, with effect from 22 May 2008.

Louise is the Group senior partner of Brunswick Group LLP, the international corporate communications group, which she co-founded 21 years ago. Over this period, she has advised numerous prominent UK and international companies on their external and internal communications. She is also a Trustee of the Natural History Museum.

No other information is required to be disclosed under paragraphs 9.6.13 of the listing rules of the UK Listing Authority.

Brook Land, Chairman of RPS Group plc, commented:

"On behalf of the Board I welcome Louise as a non-executive director of RPS. Her appointment will strengthen our complement of non-executive directors and her experience and reputation will provide an important role in the continuing development of the Group's international profile and its communications."

27 March 2008

RPS is an international consultancy providing advice upon the development of natural resources, land and property, the management of the natural and built environments and the health and safety of people. We trade in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Poland, North America, South East Asia and Australia and undertake projects in many other parts of the world.


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