Canavan joins as an associate from South Oxfordshire District Council, where he was principal planning officer. With nearly ten years’ experience in the public sector, Canavan started his career at Broadland District Council, and has also worked at Hastings Borough Council. Most recently, he coordinated the production of the emerging South Oxfordshire Local Plan, as well as supporting several Neighbourhood Development Plan groups, providing advice on each stage of the process from area designation to submission through to examination.
James Bainbridge, Head of Planning and Development, based in Carter Jonas Oxford, said; “It is extremely encouraging to welcome Peter to our Oxfords team alongside three new members. Collectively they bring a wealth of experience which will complement the work of our extensive network which is nearly 100 strong and one of the largest Planning and Development teams in the country. Moving forward we will look to harness Peter’s specialist areas of knowledge to forge new client relationships and ensure existing clients are provided with a full service offering which is nimble enough to adapt to the evolving property landscape, as well as changes in legislation.
In Cambridge, Kimberley Brown joins Carter Jonas’ Planning & Development team as an Associate. Most recently, Brown has been working as a Principal Planner for GVA in Bristol.
David Churchill joins as Partner from Iceni Projects, where he was a director, jointly leading its Strategic Planning team. With nearly 20 years’ experience, Churchill specialises in the promotion of large scale projects in the housing, retail, employment and major infrastructure sectors. Churchill is based out of Carter Jonas’ headquarters, One Chapel Place, Oxford Street and joins with Jamie Stanley, also from Iceni Projects, as senior planner.