Maggie is a chartered town planner and chartered surveyor. She is a Public Practice Associate, currently working with Luton Borough Council as a Principal Planning Officer (policy).
Maggie is also a design review panel co-chair, vice chair and member elsewhere in the South East and in London.
She was previously a senior associate with Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design, working on all aspects of planning, on all scales of development projects for private and public sector clients, from tender to delivery stages.
As England policy lead with the Royal Town Planning Institute, she had responsibility for: the Institute’s Urban Design Network and its heritage off-shoot; preparing responses to planning-related Government consultations; contributing to RTPI campaigns; supporting colleagues with detailed understanding of planning law and policy in practice; and undertaking her own research/ practice projects – including the RTPI’s influential research report, ‘Planning and Design Quality’.
She has considerable, wide expertise in the development planning process, at all stages including neighbourhood level, in the preparation of representations on emerging plan policies promoting diverse development perspectives. Maggie was a Lichfields’ representative working with BusinessLDN and the Mayor of London on helping shape emerging London Plan policies.