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Background and industry experience

Matthew is a chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI) and is an Associate at Fisher German. He has over 11 years of planning experience which includes strategic site promotion; planning application preparation and submission; and local plan preparation.

Prior to joining Fisher German, Matthew worked in the Property and Estates Department at Hertfordshire County Council. As a Principal Planning Officer he led the Planning Projects Team responsible for preparing and submitting planning applications on behalf of the County Council as both service provider and landowner.

Matthew has experience in the promotion of sites through local plans including participating at local plan examinations, and has secured planning permissions for residential and mixed use sites of varying sizes.

Outside work, Matthew likes to spend time with his young family and supports Newcastle United.

About me

What year did you start your job?

Why did you join Fisher German?
The opportunity to work with experienced development professionals across a range of specialisms.

Most admired, non-property brand?
Brompton - the British bicycle manufacturer who makes an iconic and innovative folding bicycle

Best holiday destination?
City breaks in Nordic countries

One item to take to a desert island?
My family

What’s your favourite film of all time?
Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi