LSH Newcastle appointments

News - 10/07/2019

LSH strengthens North East team with raft of senior appointments

Strategic Agency and Planning, Development and Regeneration team appointments will enhance our reputation across the region. ​

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Jonathan Sykes is to join as Director and Head of the Transactional team in Newcastle while David Morris has been appointed to head LSH’s growing regional Building Consultancy team.

Mark Dodds joins as a Senior Consultant to Planning, Development and Regeneration, with the team further strengthened by the appointments of Insiyah Khushnood as Associate Director and Laura Dixon as Senior Planner.

Jonathan Sykes has 30 years’ experience in development consultancy and agency, working on high profile development and regeneration schemes in the North East and nationally.  Prior to launching his own property consultancy six years ago, he was Regional Director of Jones Lang LaSalle with responsibility for managing the Newcastle office.

David Morris has worked in the construction industry as a Chartered Building Surveyor for 26 years, most recently running his own consultancy Tims Morris.   He has worked for CSH Property Consultants, EC Harris and Povall Flood Wilson

Insi Khushnood has more than 12 years of global experience in delivering large scale retail and regeneration projects, including five years with IKEA Properties as Real Estate Project Manager, where she delivered a pipeline of new stores across the UK.

Laura Dixon who completes the quintet of senior hires is a Chartered Town Planner with seven years’ experience working on planning projects including the delivery of new housing projects, heritage and conservation, minerals, and education. She previously spent four years with George F White, Newcastle

Martyn Lytollis, Head of LSH’s Newcastle office, said:

“We pride ourselves on the skill and experience of our team – and this is a significant investment in talented individuals who will help us to continue the growth of our Newcastle office.

“At times of economic uncertainty, our clients require pragmatic, timely and reliable advice that will give them a competitive advantage. These are strategic appointments that will enhance our reputation across the region.”


Photo caption L-R: Laura Dixon, David Morris, Mark Dodds, Insiyah Khushnood, Jonathan Sykes

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