Chris joined Keppie as a Planner in 2007, having previously been employed in local government, following graduation in 2003 with a BA (Hons) in Environmental Planning. He was promoted to Planning Director in August 2016 and leads Keppie's Planning team, co-ordinating town planning services to Keppie and external clients. Chris provides expert advice on as array of projects, and has an excellent working knowledge of planning procedures and legislation. Chris has been involved in a range of commissions, providing an array of services and advice, ranging from feasibility to Local Development Plan representations, Major Development applications, Appeals/Local Reviews, all through to expert witness. In recent years he has advised on a range of major developments and opportunities, including residential, retail and commercial, office parks, renewable energy, hospitals, schools and energy infrastructure.