Jen is a Principal Planner at DPP, having joined the company as a Senior Planner in 2017. Jen has held positions in the public and private sectors, starting her career at Guildford Borough Council and private consultancies in the South East, prior to moving to the North East in 2010 and holding positions at various consultancies in the region. Jen has a BA Hons and Diploma in Town Planning from Newcastle University and became a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute in 2012.
Jen is responsible for preparation, submission and project management of planning applications from inception through to decision, promotion of sites through the Local Plan process, public consultation and post decision work. Jen has a broad experience across a range of development sectors including major education, residential, commercial, rural, and energy projects and EIA applications.