He has over 30 years experience and specialises in town centre regeneration, new large scale residential led projects and mixed use schemes. He has worked with over 130 local authorities, government agencies, and regeneration bodies. He providies advice on the preparation of evidence, masterplans, viability assessments, submission of planning applications, compulsory purchase and the selection of development partners. Key projects include obtaining permission for landmark city centre schemes in Leicester (High Cross); Belfast (Victoria Square)and Newport (Friars Walk); and the delivery of Sustainable Urban Extensions in Basildon and Northamptonshire (HCA). He is a frequent public speaker and expert witness on planning, regeneration and compulsory purchase matters.