Expertise

  • Environmental planning
  • Environmental Advisor
  • Environmental management
  • Environmental permitting
  • Environmental Acoustics
  • Development appraisals
  • Development
  • Infrastructure
  • Energy Consultant
  • Noise Assessments
  • Air Quality
  • Landscape Design
  • Landscape planning
  • Landscape Architects
  • Ecological Projects
  • Ecology Consultants
  • Ecological Phase 1 Surveys
  • Engineers
  • Engineering
  • civil engineering
  • Structural Surveys
  • Land use planning
  • Geotechnical Survey
  • Geo-environmental engineering
  • international contracts
  • Rural planning
  • Sustainability Strategy
  • Urban regeneration
  • Waste managment
  • renewable energy
  • Strategic Advice
  • Town planning
  • Non Executive Director
  • Expert witness
  • Planning Applications
  • planning appeals
  • energy
  • Surveys
  • Advice & Guidance

Summary

Simon is Managing Director of Witney Futures Group, which is a new venture providing senior, experienced, technical expertise to a variety of clients who may need specialist skills. Witney Futures Group deploys highly experienced Associates for long-term and short-term contracts. They represent a range of capabilities in: environment, planning, engineering, infrastructure and development - see www.witneyfuturesgroup.com for more details about the services offered and means to procure them, or linkedin/company/witney-futures-group 

Simon himself has personal experience in the capacitites of Managing Director, Executive and Director in consultancy. This includes:

- Senior management responsibilities with major multidisciplinary, global consultancies and smaller companies

- 25 years’ strategic, resource, P&L, management and contract experience in the UK, Australia and internationally

- over 30 years of planning, environmental, development, infrastructure, sustainability and communications expertise 

- chartered planner, environmental professional and development specialist with a wide range of public and private sector experience

Management experience encompasses:

- group financial management and P&L accounting

- business development and turnaround, including strategic direction setting; business planning and KPIs

- acquisitions and special initiatives

- resource and personnel management

- client relationship development 

- leadership of numerous disciplines and service lines

- internal and external communications.

Technical experience includes:

- managing technical frameworks/panels

- directing multidisciplinary project teams

- managing many complex and controversial development projects

- submitting planning, development/consent and other regulatory applications

- reconciling infrastructure and urban designs with client and regulator needs

- conducting stakeholder engagement with government, specialist bodies and public

- carrying out due diligence, feasibility studies and expert witness functions

- preparing and reviewing numerous Environmental Impact Assessment, ESIA and similar reports and statements

 

 

 


Experience

  • Witney Futures Group Ltd

    Managing Director
    6 - 20 Employees 2105 - Current
    Witney Futures Group Ltd

    Simon is Managing Director of Witney Futures Group, which is a new venture providing senior, experienced, technical expertise to a variety of clients who may need specialist skills. Witney Futures Group deploys highly experienced Associates for long-term and short-term contracts. They represent a range of capabilities in: environment, planning, engineering, infrastructure and development - see www.witneyfuturesgroup.com for more details


Education History

  • Geography

    Oxford University
  • Urban and Regional Planning

    Sheffield University

Qualifications

MA Hons in Geography, Oxford University

MA in Urban and Regional Planning, Sheffield University


Clubs and Associations

Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society

Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute



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