Jo RobisonDirector, BSc (Hons) MA (TP) MRTPI

Jo is a Chartered Town Planner with over 18 years’ experience in Planning Consultancy identifying and promoting strategic land through the planning system for schemes of between 10 to 2000 homes and delivering complex planning consents, including Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium, City Centre regeneration sites and major urban extensions.

Jo became a Director in 2019 after joining DPP’s Newcastle team as an Associate Director in July 2016 and was brought in to lead the residential sector in the North East, and act on behalf of commercial developers to manage large scale residential planning applications through to a successful and viable conclusion.

As project director responsible for the preparation and delivery of small to large scale planning applications, Jo works closely with the client team and Local Planning Authorities on design, policy, viability and deliverability issues and project manages the process to achieve a deliverable and viable planning permission for her clients. She also regularly manages the discharge of condition process to ensure a timely start on site, appoints and project-manages the sub consultant teams, manages and monitors client budgets and expectations and undertakes community engagement events.