We are London planning specialists, playing a key role in delivering iconic London landmarks and major infrastructure projects. We consider every project to be unique. Our solutions are tailor made to deliver a creative response, based on years of experience of interpreting and challenging local and GLA policy and utilising our excellent relationships with officers. We believe strongly in early engagement and are able to bring forward an in-house specialist team to combine development, heritage and environmental impact skills to provide knowledge and expertise that secures opportunities, enhances value and seeks to minimise risk for all types of development project.

Key Contacts

Karen Jones

Karen Jones   |   Operational Director   |   Send Email

Karen is Operational Director within the London office responsible for over 60 planning and EIA professionals. She is advising private and public sector clients on a diverse range of planning and development matters in London and throughout the UK. Karen relishes working with clients and provides strategic advice on a range of major residential, industrial, mixed use and office developments. Karen’s involvement in resolving complex planning matters on constrained sites has been key in optimising value for clients.

Matthew Brewer

Matthew Brewer   |   Planning Director, New Business   |   Send Email

Matthew is the Director for New Business and has over 15 years of town planning experience gained from working on various projects in both consultancy and local authority positions. Matthew’s experience in a variety of large scale redevelopment schemes in London, often involving heritage assets, enables him to provide strategic planning advice on projects from initial site acquisition through to completion of the development. Matthew’s role includes leading on discussions and negotiations with Local Planning Authorities and other key stakeholders and providing strategic planning advice to unlock development potential, identify opportunities and maximise value.

Angela Schembri

Angela Schembri   |   Planning Director   |   Send Email

Angela is a chartered town planner with extensive experience in infrastructure planning. Angela has been advising on the potential expansion and improvements of a number of airports across the south east and leads on the coordination and preparation of Development Consent Orders. Angela has also led the preparation, submission and project management of a large variety of strategic planning applications for mixed use, residential and commercial schemes and has experience of appearing at and supporting informal hearings and public inquiries.

David Thomson

David Thomson   |   Senior Director, Environment & Sustainability   |   Send Email

David is a leading EIA practitioner with over 25 years’ experience in the discipline, having project managed in excess of 150 environmental assessments across a range of sectors. He has worked on many flagship urban regeneration projects in London, and led the EIA and sustainability assessment process for numerous residential, mixed-use, retail and commercial developments, as well as nationally significant infrastructure projects. He is experienced across a range of sectors, with particular expertise in aviation, tall buildings, ports and marinas and urban development projects.