Bruce is responsible for managing a range of projects and providing planning guidance to clients from all sectors of the development industry, including private landowners, developers, housing associations, local authorities, schools and businesses.
Bruce has a Master of Science Degree in Town Planning and is a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. He completed an undergraduate certificate in Historic Buildng Conservation at Cambridge University.
Bruce gained a wealth of experience within the construction and development industries before moving into the planning sector. He previously worked within several local authority planning departments, including Colchester Borough Council, East Hertfordshire District Council, Tendring District Council and Uttlesford District Council.
Bruce has significant experience of planning related developments, including residential, commercial, employment and mixed use. He enjoys working within the historic built environment and has worked closely with Local Council Conservation teams. He also has considerable experience in pre-application discussions and undertaking appeals, including Written Representations and Hearings.
Gavin joined Aitchison Raffety’s Valuation team in October 2021. He is experienced in a broad spectrum of commercial, residential and development assets throughout London, the South East and East Anglia areas.
With over 18 years’ post-qualification experience, Gavin has undertaken and overseen valuation advice for loan security, accounting, acquisition, asset management and disposal purposes. He has a proven track record in growing and sustaining relationships with private and public sector clients including developers, local authorities and all the national banks.