ZENA FOALE-BANKS
BRTP (HONS) ASSOCRTPI
PRINCIPAL PLANNER

Building on a base of three years working in Australia, Zena moved to London and has subsequently worked for clients of varying sizes in the private and public sectors.

About


Building on a base of three years working in Australia, Zena moved to London in 2016 to broaden her planning experience and has subsequently worked for clients of varying sizes in the private and public sectors across the UK and Ireland.

Zena has developed skills and expertise in the preparation of detailed planning applications for private sector clients. Her experience includes large scale residential and mixed use schemes, care homes, community facilities, student accommodation and private rented sector. Her involvement in these projects has included the provision of initial planning advice, preparation of planning statements, managing the inputs of specialist consultants, and running and participating in public consultation events. She also has experience working on appeals and public inquiries including for a major call-in inquiry.

Since moving to Nexus Planning, she has also worked for public sector clients and local planning authorities across the UK, in addition to her private sector clients. She now has extensive experience in masterplanning, retail planning, and neighbourhood planning, including project managing multi-disciplinary teams of consultants.

Her recent clients include Berkeley Homes, Guild Living, Test Valley Borough Council, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, Kilkenny County Council and Counterpoint Properties.