Employee Spotlight – Kate Simpson

Group News

Location: London

Our new Senior Planner Kate Simpson joins our London office. Kate Simpson

Born and raised in Kent, Kate graduated with a Geography degree from the University of Southampton before heading north to undertake a Planning Masters at University of Sheffield. Whilst there, she volunteered at the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) in Yorkshire & Humber before moving to the Kent branch after graduation.

Following on from this Kate worked in Planning Policy at East Herts Council for two years, before moving to a consultancy role at Firstplan, based in London. She has spent the last three years there working on a wide variety of projects, including residential, retail,
bars and restaurants,and industrial schemes. She particularly enjoys heritage related schemes and projects involving listed buildings.

To see Kate’s employee spotlight interview in full, view our Spring 2017 newsletter.