Chris joined Pegasus Group in 2017, having worked in planning consultancy since 2007. Prior to this, Chris was a minerals development control and minerals and waste planning policy officer at the East Riding Council and North Yorkshire County Council.
Chris has significant experience of managing applications for both minerals and waste related development including the promotion of sites through the development plan process, the preparation of planning applications for a variety of mineral and waste related development, including extraction, treatment and ancillary activities.
Chris also has extensive experience of the energy industry including of energy from waste facilities and the provision of new and replacement high voltage energy infrastructure.
Within the minerals sector Chris played a lead role in securing planning permission for the extraction of clay to supply the existing Alne Brickworks. This has ensured a secure supply of bricks to the award-winning York Handmade Brick Co. for circa 40 years. Notable experience of the waste industry has seen a range of waste treatment and disposal facilities granted planning permission, many within sensitive areas such as
Chris’ experience has given him a sound understanding of the legislation and practice surrounding minerals, waste and energy consents alongside working with the appropriate authorities in the preparation of EIA and Habitats Assessment screening and scoping.