Troy Hayes is a town planner with extensive planning experience in the public, private and research sectors. He is a corporate member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI) and is a certified member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).

Troy has extensive experience preparing Local Plans, neighbourhood plans and development proposals for local planning authorities, local communities and land owners. He has worked for numerous planning authorities as team leader for planning policy and for two of the United Kingdoms leading planning consultancies and regularly collaborates with other consultants and has represented and advised clients on a range of strategic and site specific projects.

His project experience includes housing, employment, Green Belt, retail, infrastructure delivery plans, community infrastructure levy, community engagement strategies, sustainability appraisals, transportation, affordable housing, Local Plan viability, neighbourhood planning, urban extensions and the planning of new towns.He has extensive experience participating in Local Plan Examinations in Public.