Government adviser joins Planning For Housing 2020 speaker lineup

Bridget Rosewell, one of the five members of the task force that advised the government on the planning white paper, will take part in a panel discussion at the online Planning For Housing conference on 11 November 2020.

Bridget Rosewell (Pic: Volterra Partners)
Bridget Rosewell (Pic: Volterra Partners)

Alongside Grant Butterworth, head of planning at Leicester City Council and David Morris, planning and operations director at developer Catesby Estates, Rosewell will discuss zonal planning.

The panel will weigh up the challenges and opportunities that the proposed new zonal planning system presents for planning for housing, and examine what resources are needed to help support its introduction. 

The online conference will feature government representatives, local authorities and developers, who are set to discuss the biggest changes facing the planning sector, including how to mitigate the environmental impact of future developments. 

You can see the full agenda here.

As well as Rosewell, who is a senior adviser at consultancy Volterra Partners, other speakers on the day include: 

  • Christopher Pincher, minister of state (housing, communities and local government) at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG)

  • Rebecca Phillips, professional lead, planning appeals, at The Planning Inspectorate

  • Euan Mills, digital transformation manager at MHCLG

  • Phillip Barnes, group land and planning director at Barratt Developments

  • David Morris, planning and operations director at Catesby Estates

  • John Wacher, strategic planning manager - viability at the Greater London Authority

  • Mark Skilbeck, UK planning director at Taylor Wimpey 

  • Victoria Lee, lead programme manager at The Design Council

  • James Scott, group director of strategy and planning at Urban&Civic

The event, which is sponsored by Barratt Homes, will run from 9am to 5:30pm on 11 November, and will include panel discussions, presentations and case studies. Attendees will be able to network with the speakers and more than 120 of their peers, including local authorities, developers and planning consultants. 

They can also revisit every moment with the on demand service, which will be available for three months after the event.

Find out more about Planning For Housing or book your place here.

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