Malcolm is a highly motivated Chartered Surveyor with 25 years’ experience of working in both public and private sectors directing, managing and delivering large-scale, commercial, residential, education, and mixed-use urban regeneration programme and projects in complex partnership and funding environments. He is a strategic thinker, negotiator and influencer with a proven track record of selling a vision, developing strategies, managing stakeholder engagement and delivering results of land-based regeneration, development and infrastructure initiatives which has led to transformational change of places and their communities.
He is a specialist in the field of land assembly, compulsory purchase procedure, assessment and negotiation of compensation, and expert witness work, acting for both the acquiring authority and dispossessed landowners. He has extensive experience of managing land referencing processes, CPO process management, preparation of property cost estimates, land acquisition by agreement and compulsion, negotiation of options, and compensation claims.
Malcolm has worked for a mix of development consultancies, local authorities, University and regional development agencies where he spent many years promoting and implementing various planning, housing, and highway CPOs. Appointed as Regeneration Director in 2014, Malcolm has continued his career advising in compulsory purchase matters at Gateley Hamer.