Stuart is a Chartered Town Planner and Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), having studied geography at Huddersfield University and a Masters in Planning at Leeds Met. Stuart has 20 years’ experience in planning, predominantly dealing with planning policy and large-scale residential projects. This experience is wide-ranging, working with landowners, promoters and developers in many parts of the country to secure site allocations in Local Plans. Stuart has also worked on developing Masterplans and planning applications for residential and commercial uses. Stuart’s key expertise is early assessment of opportunities for development and identifying the best strategy to navigate the planning system.