Ben is a chartered town planner with over twenty years’ experience of successfully leading multi-disciplinary Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) teams. He has considerable experience of authoring Environmental Statements and managing development proposals through a variety of consenting processes, which have involved approvals being granted by both central and local Government decision makers. Ben has a track record of delivering complex infrastructure consents across the UK. He also has experience of Public Inquiry work and in promoting sites through the local plan development process. As Head of EIA, Ben is responsible for overseeing the management of the environmental planning and EIA work across Ricardo Energy & Environment.