Mark joined DHA in March 2020 as a Planning Director within the Crawley office.
Mark has been working in planning since 2008 most recently holding in-house planning roles at Countryside Properties and Crest Nicholson. This has brought a wealth of experience in large scale residential projects, including strategic planning and the co-ordination of multi-disciplinary teams to submit and negotiate major planning applications. This has included working closely with local authorities and neighbourhood planning groups and as part of consortiums of developers.
Recent projects include the promotion of a major residential site through a Neighbourhood Plan, achieving a draft allocation for 360 dwellings, and the submission of significant planning applications throughout London and the South East. Earlier planning consultancy work included education, retail and sport related projects involving both local plan promotion and planning applications as well as smaller residential schemes.
Mark is a full member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.