John has been involved in planning since 2008, gaining experience within a planning department of a district council in Suffolk. During this time, John dealt with a range of developments from small-scale extensions and changes of use through to large-scale housing schemes.
Since 2016, John has worked in the private sector offering planning advice on a variety of planning matters, including the submission of applications, representations and appeals. John gained great experience of legal aspects of the planning system as well as obtaining a solid understanding of the planning enforcement process.
In addition to being professional and practical, John is friendly and approachable. John draws on his experience working within a local council to build relationships with planners to achieve the best outcome for clients.
In his spare time, John enjoys spending time with his family, playing football and running.