Phil’s experience encompasses a substantial breadth of planning projects for private and public sector clients. His particular strengths include the presentation and pursuit of development proposals through planning applications and appeals, with an impressively successful track record.
His understanding of the development process coupled with excellent local and regional knowledge plays a key role in the success of the projects he leads. Phil is a Chartered Town Planner with over 35 years’ experience which extends to all planning professional roles including that of expert witness, giving evidence at appeal inquiries and hearings. Phil is a keen negotiator who strives to reach agreement between various parties to achieve the maximum benefits from investment and development.
Phil’s areas of particular expertise include housing, recreation, leisure and hospitality, health related developments, regeneration and community engagement. Private sector clients include house builders, education and health sector, commercial, hotel and other leisure developers along with holders of strategic development sites. In the public sector Phil has successfully represented providers of social housing, schools and colleges and a range of healthcare facilities. Phil’s background experience includes managing local authority policy and development control functions and a number of reclamation programmes. Phil also leads Globe’s joint venture and development activities.
Phil sits on the Local Affairs Committee of the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce as Vice Chair and is the Chamber’s representative on the City of Lincoln Council’s Historic Environment Advisory Panel which advises the Council on a range of heritage related matters.