Richard PurserAssociate Director, BA (Hons) BLP MRTPI

Richard has 19 years’ experience in planning and development matters in local authority, government agency and private consultancy contexts.  He joined DPP in 2006.  He has been involved in variety of projects, with an emphasis on residential, regeneration and environmental impact assessment, primarily for private sector clients, but also within the public sector.

He has led numerous development projects from inception to planning delivery, including providing strategic advice, coordinating development teams and leading environmental assessments.  Richard provides EIA leadership within DPP.

Richard provides expert witness to planning inquiries and local plan examinations connected to residential development, including matters of five-year housing land supply.