Paul is an Associate Director based in Manchester working on development projects for a variety of private and public-sector clients. His role involves providing client advice for a wide range of development proposals around the UK, including initial site feasibility and land promotion, masterplan development, multi-modal access strategy, preparation and audit of Transport Assessments, Travel Plans and Environmental Impact Assessments, negotiation of planning conditions (including s.106 contributions) and public consultation.
In the interests of health, wellbeing and the climate, he is always keen to explore different ways of best promoting local living (including virtual mobility), active travel and shared travel, above single-occupancy private car travel to ensure sustainable development wherever possible.
To complement Paul’s transport planning experience, he also has an understanding of highway design, flood risk, drainage and environmental issues and has prepared evidence and expert witness statements for written planning appeals, informal hearings and Public Inquiry, including those associated with Compulsory Purchase Order and Stopping Up Order (s.247) procedures.
Paul has a BSc (Hons) degree in Geography from the University of Manchester and a MSc in Transport Engineering and Planning from the University of Salford. He is also a Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation and the Transport Planning Society.
Outside of work, Paul enjoys football, rugby league and cycling, and cycled from Land’s End to John O’Groats in 2018 for his summer holiday.