Associate Director, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). A Chartered Surveyor and Town Planner he has worked in a wide range of areas of planning and property in the public and private sectors. Actively involved in promoting an understanding of development economics within the planning system. He has given evidence to the UK House of Commons Select Committee on Town Centre Policy and engages with UK Government departments formulating planning /development policy. Represents RICS in a number of national & international bodies. A member of the International Land Measurement Standards, standard setting committee and also engaged in capacity building in the through Insight papers on ‘Cities and health’ and ‘Big data, smart cities, intelligent buildings’, ‘Blockchain’. He has participated as an expert in capacity building missions with UK Trade and Investment, and the UK Department for International Development/UN. Presents at UN/World Bank Conferences and lectures at a number of universities.