Our People

Our business is built upon and around our people – they are our most important resource. In turn our people build big relationships – with clients and each other.

Our people bring intellect, experience, know-how, enquiring minds, wit and charm.

We recruit, develop and retain the best professionals. Our people are talented, commercially-focused, approachable and above all great to work with.

Our Connections

Our people are pro-actively outward facing and well connected. We look out beyond our own business and play a role in the wider communities of which we are a part.

In the business community we are active members of:

  • British Property Federation
  • House Builders Federation
  • British Council of Shopping Centres
  • British Council of Offices
  • Women in Property
  • Employee Ownership Association.

In the professional community we are engaged with:

  • Royal Town Planning Institute
  • Institute of Historic Building Conservation
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Institute of Economic Development
  • Institute of Management
  • Urban Design Group
  • Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment
  • Design for Homes
  • Academy of Urbanism.

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Executive Directors
Office Directors
Service Heads
Sector Heads
Rob Lucas
Chief Executive
Gary Forster
Executive Director
Michael Lowndes
Executive Director
Mike Best
Executive Director
Rob Peters
Executive Director
Paul Deehan
Executive Director, Finance and Resources
Gareth Barton
Associate Director, Cardiff
Mike Best
Executive Director
Gary Forster
Executive Director
Michael Gordon
Office Director, Belfast
Stuart Irvine
Office Director, Southampton
Bob May
Director
Rob Peters
Executive Director
Colin Smith
Office Director, Scotland
Dave Trimingham
Office Director, Manchester
James Anderson
Associate Director, Head of Engagement
Jaimie Ferguson
Director, Head of Design
Adrian Fox
Associate Director, Head of Retail Assessment
Tom Graham
Graphic Design Manager
Richard Laming
Director, Head of Economics
Roger Mascall
Director, Head of Heritage
Colin Morrison
Director, Head of Sustainability
Katy Neaves
Associate Director, Head of VIA
Matthew Sheppard
Director, Head of EIA
Paul Singleton
Director, Head of Compulsory Purchase
Barry Cansfield
Director, Head of Retail and Town Centres
Greg Dickson
Senior Planner, Head of Transport Infrastructure
David Diggle
Director, Head of Health
Peter Lawson
Associate Director, Head of Hospitality & Leisure
Samantha Ryan
Director, Head of Sports and Stadia
Claire Semple
Director, Head of Energy
Paul Singleton
Director, Head of Compulsory Purchase
David Smith
Director, Head of Business Space
Peter Stacey
Director, Head of Residential
Christopher Turner
Director, Head of Education