A chartered Town Planner with over 30 years experience in both the private sector and local government, Simon joined Intelligent Land in 2019, having been head of planning policy at Christchurch and East Dorset Councils.
Simon has expertise in all aspects of planning, including handling planning applications , making responses to Local and Neighbourhood Plans, project management of large and complex development projects, asset reviews, housing land supply and other policy analysis, and planning appeals.
Simon’s particular skill is the ability to understand a client’s needs, from a large estate or housebuilder, to individual householder, and to guide them through the complexities of the planning process. A thorough understanding of how local Councils work, means that Simon always aims to work with the Council planning department to get the best result for the client.
Specialisms: Strategic and Local Planning, Planning Application project management, Development Management advice, Expert Witness, Site Searches and analysis.