James leads the Lands Improvement business. A chartered surveyor by background James has a wealth of experience across all aspects of strategic land activity from acquisition and land assembly, planning promotion, infrastructure delivery and sales. Having first joined Lands Improvement in 2004 and held several roles in the business, James has been involved in a great number of Lands Improvement’s projects.
Highlights have included the acquisition and successful delivery of the Frythe in Hertfordshire, leading the promotion and securing planning permission and sale of a 1,500 home development in Wantage, alongside overseeing the planning, servicing and sale of consented development land which has delivered over 3,500 new homes in the past 5 years. James’ has a keen interest in planning and housing policy and is passionate about delivering quality enduring places to meet the nation’s housing challenge.