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Meet the Team



Allen is a naturalist, Chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and Fellow of IEMA. He is a qualified environmental manager and ISO14000 lead auditor.

He has been designing and building sustainable buildings and homes for more than 20 years. He leads our Planning and Sustainability work and is based in Newcastle.


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Anne has an engineering degree and trained as a maths teacher. She has worked as a consultant specifying and procuring green and eco-housing and as an environmental researcher.

Anne is responsible for all the administrative, HR and financial aspects of our work. She is based in Newcastle.


Matthew trained as a human geographer and has an MSc in Planning.

He has worked on planning submissions for mixed use developments, Digital Media advertisement applications, affordable housing, new apartments in London, and a beach house in Pembrokeshire. These projects include significant projects restoring and extending listed buildings. He is based in Newcastle.



Mark is a chartered Town Planner with over 19 years of experience of successfully dealing with planning authorities and other project stakeholders, including landowners, project contractors, external consultants and development partners and has delivered a number of high profile projects. He has an in-depth knowledge and experience of planning management, procedures and law gained both within England and Scotland.


Alison studied BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology at Northumbria University.  At Ethical Partnership she leads our architectural services and has worked on a wide range of retail, commercial, and residential projects.  


Peter is a Chartered Town Planner with a proven track record of delivering major urban and infrastructure projects on time and on budget. He graduated from Newcastle University with first class honours in Town and Country Planning. He was awarded a prize by the RTPI for his studies. He has experience working in both the local authority and private sectors and has a sound understanding of the planning process. Peter can advise on all aspects of planning law.


Jo holds an MSc in Urban Planning with a specialism in community and regional planning. Jo has previously spent several years working as an Events & Communications Manager for a global charity. Jo has worked on all aspects of planning proposals, including community consultation, policy analysis and paragraph 79 houses.


Dan holds a BA (Hons) in Music and is currently studying for his MA in Arts, Business and Creativity from Newcastle University whilst working at Ethical Partnership.  Dan started with us as a Communications and Marketing Intern and has since moved towards more creative media production alongside the communications aspect of the role.  He also helps manage our digital and social media.


Alannah holds an MSc in Urban Planning with a specialism in heritage from Newcastle University and has worked with a range of stakeholder groups through volunteering and previous work experience. Alannah has worked on multiple aspects of planning proposals, including heritage and conservation. 


Eleanor is working with us as an environmental auditor alongside studying for her BA (Hons) Geography degree at Newcastle University.  She will focus on waste audits, as well as audits for Lifetime Homes. 


Becky holds an MA in Heritage and Design from the University of Birmingham.  She works with clients to successfully deliver all aspects of heritage, infrastructure and planning. In addition, she has a specialist skillset in economics, funding and financing of urban projects.



Alan works with us as a pollution and waste management advisor.  He has over 40 years worth of  experience in various technical roles including: management of waste management facilities, water treatment, pharmaceuticals and laboratory services.  


Tom is our access specialist and has been involved in auditing and designing ‘inclusive’  environments to ensure spaces and places comply with  The Equality Act 2010 – from hotels to housing, from car parks to castles, museums to mines, shops, churches, offices, museums, galleries, schools, colleges and country parks.


There are opportunities to work with us. If you are interested, please contact us.