Matthew has extensive knowledge of the housing industry gained through over 20 years’ experience in both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining Pegasus Group Matthew was the WYG lead for housing and economics. He also worked for the Home Builders Federation (HBF) as their Northern Planning Manager and several local authorities in development management, planning policy and community roles.
Matthew has worked alongside national, regional and local house builders and represented the house building industry in more than 50 Local Plan examinations. He is experienced in advising on housing requirements and challenging Local Plans and Core Strategies at Examinations. Matthew has also acted as an expert witness on these matters at Planning Inquiries.