Zena Foale-Banks

Zena Foale-Banks
BRTP (Hons)
Senior Planner

Building on a base of experience from 3 years working in Australia, Zena moved to London to broaden her planning experience working for clients of varying sizes in the private and public sectors<

Building on a base of experience from 3 years working in Australia, Zena moved to London to broaden her planning experience working for clients of varying sizes in the private and public sectors across the UK. Her planning experience includes economic development and retail planning, neighbourhood planning and development planning.

Zena has developed skills and expertise in the preparation of detailed planning applications for private sector clients. Her experience includes domestic scale detached dwellings, large scale residential schemes, industrial developments, educational establishments and community facilities. Her involvement in these projects has included the provision of preliminary planning advice, preparation of planning statements, project management and public consultation. She also has experience working on appeals and public inquiries.

Since moving to Nexus Planning, Zena has worked for public sector clients and local planning authorities across the UK, in addition to her private sector clients. She now has experience undertaking retail studies, neighbourhood plans, and town centre master plans.

Her recent clients include Chesterfield District Council, Bolsover District Council, North East Derbyshire District Council, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Chiddingfold Parish Council, MCR Property Group, Stamford Real Estate and YPP Investments.

Zena's recent project experience