Jon is a chartered town planner with the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI). He has a passion for effective strategic planning and sustainable development and prides himself on offering the highest standards of support to clients.
Jon has extensive experience working with local authorities, local communities, land owners and developers. Jon’s experience spans the preparation and adoption of statutory development plans through to implementation of development projects. As a trained user of PoPGroup population software, Jon is an expert user for carrying out population projection analysis and demographic modelling to develop alternative housing figures. Jon prepares policies for local plans, neighbourhood plans and their supporting technical evidence base and has led the preparation of CIL Charging Schedules. Jon is experienced at participating in local plan examinations in public including preparing hearing statements and technical background papers.
He has recently been working on the Luton Local Plan, advising local communities on number of neighbourhood plans (in Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Surrey and Cumbria), advising West Northamptonshire Joint Planning Unit on population matters and provides technical planning advice to a range of clients on an ad hoc basis.
Jon graduated from the University of Cambridge (First Class MA Geography) and the University of Newcastle (MSc Town and Country Planning).