Rob Phillips

Planning Director +

Rob Phillips

Planning Director

In my role as Planning Director, I work with Rachel Scott to manage the planning function for Gleeson Land. This involves directly managing projects and overseeing the planning strategies on our sites, making sure planning applications are submitted at the most opportune time and to ensure each scheme maximises value for our landowners.

I will also advise on the planning prospects of new land opportunities and work with the Land Team in bringing these into our growing portfolio.

I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree and Post Graduate diploma in Town Planning and  have been a member of the RTPI for over 25 years. I started my planning career with the London Borough of Hillingdon and then spent 5 years working for BAA at Heathrow Airport before moving into the housebuilding sector, where I spent over 12 years managing the planning function of a plc housebuilder. I joined Gleeson Land in summer 2018.

During my career, I have been lucky enough to work on a wide range of major residential led development projects across the south east of England ranging from high rise apartment buildings in town centres, to major greenfield urban extensions

For my sins I am a season ticket holder at Queens Park Rangers and still just about manage to play 6 a side football every week, with other likeminded old folk!  I also enjoy a bit of cycling in the summer months, mostly the mid cycle rest where a coffee and cake is in order!

I also enjoy a bit of cooking, particularly a Sunday roast - nothing too fancy!