Colin Lavety

Planning Director

Colin leads our Scottish Planning Team across offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and offers 17 years of experience working in the development industry, in both the public and private sectors. Colin acts as a lead on business strategy and client management across Scotland and as well as his core planning consultancy skills, he relies upon a wealth of experience in Environmental Impact Assessment.


Colin’s key strengths are his ability to successfully lead multi-disciplinary teams to promote, coordinate and deliver a wide range of development projects, with a particular focus on housing, regeneration, commercial, energy, industrial and ports & harbours projects. Colin was the lead Planner involved in securing a range of consents for Aberdeen Harbour for their new development at Bay of Nigg, has led the Project Team on the regeneration of the Tullis Russell Mill in Glenrothes (850 houses) and has successfully promoted a number of strategic land sites through the planning system. He has also been project lead on a number of large scale onshore wind projects, including Section 36 scale submissions.