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News - 16/08/2023

LSH appoints new Economic Planning Director

Ivan joins LSH from GL Hearn where he headed up the economic planning team.

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We have recruited Ivan Tennant as director in our Economics and Planning Policy team. Ivan joins LSH from GL Hearn where he headed up the economic planning team.

A planner and housing specialist with over 20 years’ experience, Ivan has worked with clients such as Epsom and Ewell Borough Council, Blackpool City Council, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, Countryside Properties and Homes England. 

Ivan has been hired to further advance our established and growing Planning, Regeneration + Infrastructure (PR+I) business, led by Dr Steven Norris and Richard O’Connell. 

Alex Roberts, head of PR+I’s Economics and Planning Policy team said: 

“The Economics and Planning Policy team has grown rapidly since 2021, and Ivan’s appointment will complement the expert and specialist advice we offer our public and private sector clients across the entire property, regeneration and development lifecycle.”

Dr Steve Norris, national head of PR+I at LSH added:

Unlocking housing growth and building diverse and sustainable communities is a critical challenge for everyone. Our Economics and Planning Policy team is providing robust evidence-based strategies to help our clients plan, repurpose and develop sites and real estate assets for new employment, education, healthcare and residential uses within a rapidly evolving business and economic environment.”

Ivan Tennant is the latest senior appointment at LSH. Other recent hires include Nyear Yaseen who re-joined LSH as head of southern compulsory purchase services from Cushman & Wakefield; and Oliver Leeming as head of operations in Valuation from CBRE. 


Ivan Tennant

Above: Ivan Tennant

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