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Urban and Regional Development Planning and Management
Date of Birth: 9 May 1952
Languages: English – mother tongue, French – conversational, Lao – fair, Thai – fair, Indonesian – basic, Mandarin Chinese – basic, Khmer – basic
Professional Societies: Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute
1974-1976 Voluntary Service Overseas, Nigeria
1976-1978 Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall and Partners, London and Preston
1978-1980 Forward Planning Department, Borough of Merton, London
1980-1983 New Territories Development Department, Hong Kong Government, Hong Kong
1983-1984 RMJM Ltd., Hong Kong and London
1984-1989 Gilmore Hankey Kirke Ltd., London and Pakistan
1989-1994 The Conservation Practice, UK
1994-present Independent Consultant
“Best Practice Sustainable Urban Development in Asia – Case Studies”, ADB, with Brian Roberts and others, December 2006
” Chinese Plan Tropical Paradise in Wild West”, ( Tourism Development Plan, Hainan Island, China), Planning, 12 May 1995
” Planning Consultancy – View from the Front Line”, South Talk – Bulletin of Southern Region of The Royal Town Planning Institute, January 1995.
” Preserving The Eternal Triangles” , (Master Plan for The Pyramids), Journal of The Royal Town Planning Institute, 11 August 1994.
” Planning in the Emerging Market Economy in The Czech Republic”, Planning, 26 February 1993.
” Prague Fabric Threatened by Developers”, Planning, 21 February 1992.
” Making Room for Another 1.6m in Hong Kong”, The Journal of The Royal Town Planning Institute, March 1985 (co-author with R. Stewart).
Key to images:
Footbridge across Nam Xong river, Vang Vieng, Lao PDR, 2001