Our Valuable Team Members
He has acted for a wide range of clients including local authorities, government departments and plc companies as well as private landowners. Neil is a qualified Chartered Town Planner.
Ammar works from the Swindon office on residential and mix-used developments. The projects involve detailed analysis of sites, sometimes with sensitive historic contexts, preparing character studies, producing comprehensive development frameworks and concepts, detailed designs along with preparation of detailed illustrative layout.
Hannah will be assisting the planning team in Derby gaining experience across a diverse and wide range of projects.
Mike is currently working on a number of projects for DPDS in a consultancy position.
Susan is also responsible for the practice’s tendering activity.
Eileen is also responsible for the company’s VAT returns, bank reconciliations, journals, monthly management accounts, staff performance analysis, budgets, year end and client bank account.
Les is qualified as both a Chartered Surveyor and a Chartered Town Planner and is also a member of the Institute of Directors.
Christian has completed several work placements both publicly and privately, including working for Wiltshire Council, transport and planning consultancies and a retail developer.
Patrick contributed landscape and visual assessment work to a number of Environmental Statements including those prepared by DPDS for both the new regional hospital and the southern sector expansion at Swindon.
With many previous years experience in a variety of administration roles within different business sectors, she is an integral member of the Admin Team, and provides administration and secretarial support to all members of staff including typing letters, reports and minutes; updating the project database; negotiating with stationery suppliers, ordering and maintaining stock levels.
She is also on hand to provide support to other departments should they need it and provides cover to reception as and when required.
Mark has a degree in Mathematics, an MA in Property Law and Finance as well as being qualified as an Architect from the University of Bath. Mark is also a Chartered Surveyor and lives in Bath.
Duncan is currently working with a number of Local Authorities for DPDS in a consultancy position.
Stuart is an experienced strategic planner, development enabler and project manager with over 18 years’ experience working in both the UK and Australia. He has a broad knowledge of the UK planning system, having managed local authority planning policy teams in the UK, and has led the development of strategies to deliver large scale development and infrastructure projects in Australia.
She has worked for Civil Engineering, Planning and Environmental Consultants as a CAD Technician and Illustrator, working across the board from detailed engineering plans to illustrative artwork relating to proposed development schemes.
Alistair is responsible for managing DPDS’s Development Plan monitoring database, planinfo liaising with all Local Authorities across the United Kingdom and informing clients with the very latest planning information and intelligence.
Alistair also provides vital research and plan monitoring support for the DPDS team.
Louise has extensive experience in delivering, project managing an implementing planning projects ranging from large scale residential developments, infrastructure schemes and mixed use developments through to smaller scale change of use and commercial planning applications. Louise has successfully managed a range of Environmental Impact Assessments, represented clients at appeal and designed and managed numerous public consultation events. Louise also offers significant experience undertaking site appraisals, promoting sites through the planning system and formulating development and delivery strategies.
Andrea also provides support in the areas of marketing and business development.
Marie has 11 years of Architectural Technology experience working for a medium sized developer located in Berkshire and has worked on a variety of new and grade II listed residential and mixed use schemes.
Mandy also provides help with reception duties including meeting and greeting clients, dealing with post and deliveries.
Mandy also provides support in the areas of marketing and business development.