Analysed comparables, strategic planning documents and market data to produce a development report including RSV budget, DCFs and risk analysis.

Research and Writing

2 degrees and dissertations honed drafting, proof-reading, editing, attention to detail.

Events Management

Started, managed and promoted A Slice of Fried Gold in London. Liased with performers, management and venues to negotiate dates and fees. Co-ordinated the distribution of promotional materials, press releases, and online social network advertising. Maintained relationships with bands, venue managers and other promoters.


Full, clean UK driving licence held since 2001.

Speaking to members of the public

From working as a lifeguard and swimming teacher, to working in retail, to voluntary work with Graham Watson and Cirdan, I have developed excellent public relation skills, and am confident dealing with the wide range of unpredictable issues that may be brought forward by members of the public.

Work experience

Work experience

Planning Assistant (unpaid work placement)


Currently undertaking planning applications for residential property

Reviewing 1st stage public consultation of a new Hinkley Point nuclear power station and associated development

Jun 2008 - Present

Unpaid work experience

Scott Burridge Commercial

- Comparison method of valuation

- Zoning of retail premises

- Drafting of particulars, business transfer

- Development consultancy

- Site visits

- Local professional networking events

- Client meetings

Sep 2006 - Jun 2008


A Slice of Fried Gold

- Co-founded and managed a live music event at various venues across London- Nominated for the Indie Awards 2008 (Best Live Music Night)- Built a strong network of performers, venue managers, promoters and fans- Liased with management to negotiate fees and bookings- Co-ordinated press releases, online advertising and media, and traditional media formats

2006 - 2008


Borders, Charing Cross Road

- Bookseller at one of London’s busiest bookshops.- Introduced a system of internal communication between floors, and small-scale team meetings; both these   measures helped improved communication and staff morale, and are still in use today.- Worked within a retail environment that prioritised customer contact and service. Won company prize for best one-on-one Bookseller.- Advanced use of internal computer system.- Training of new temporary staff.- Represented the branch at various events including Harry Potter Launch Night.- Held some supervisory roles during management restructuring.


2008 - 2009


Heriot-Watt University

Dissertation entitled 'To what extent does the conservation of built heritage assets promote the principles of sustainable development?'



Youth Leadership Award

Rotary Club