Clive Fagg and Victoria Maynard, two environmental planning specialists, have joined Carter Jonas' dedicated Energy Team.
Based in the firm's Harrogate office, both Clive and Victoria have previously worked for specialist environmental consultants Enviros, where they were members of the Sustainable Development & Regeneration Team.
At Carter Jonas, Clive and Victoria will be working on a range of planning matters including on-site energy generation and commercial scale renewable energy developments. They will also be working with local planning authorities to develop an evidence base for renewable energy policies and sustainable developments.
Clive has an environmental planning background, with considerable experience in renewable energy projects. He has undertaken a significant number of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) for energy-related developments and has extensive experience of working with wind energy developers. He has also advised both the UK and Scottish Governments on developing planning policy for renewable energy developments.
Victoria is an Environmental Planning Consultant, well-versed in energy-related developments, with specific focus on planning and EIAs. She has been actively involved in a variety of projects, including large-scale planning applications, requiring an EIA. This recently included project managing the planning application for an 8-turbine wind farm project.
Andrew Watkin, Partner and Head of the Energy Team, commented: “I am delighted that Clive and Victoria will be joining our dedicated Energy Team. Their specialist planning knowledge and experience in the sector will be an invaluable asset to our clients.
“The Government’s commitment to sustainable development and increasing energy from renewable sources in the UK, mean that this is an exciting time for the energy industry.”