Richborough Estates Ltd
James joined Richborough Estates in 2018 from his previous role as Chief Planner at Solihull MBC. An award-winning Chartered Town Planner, James has significant planning and leadership experience, and is adept at negotiating sites in the strategic planning context through effective stakeholder and political engagement.
James has held a number of key positions with Local Planning Authorities and has also held planning and design roles in both the private and third sector for Bidwells, Regeneration East Midlands and the Homes and Communities Agency.
James holds a number or roles with the Royal Town Planning Institute being an elected member of its General Assembly, the Vice Chair of its Membership and Ethics Committee. He also sits on the Regional Committee of the West Midlands region.