Brian worked for five Local Planning Authorities culminating as Head of Development Control for Runnymede Borough Council. He was subsequently Planning Manager at a Commercial Property Company, Associate at a Planning Consultancy and now Managing Director of WS Planning & Architecture, which recently celebrated its 30th anniversary.
He has gained extensive experience in planning and regularly acts as an expert planning witness at Public Inquiries for a wide range of clients.
Brian is a member of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Having been Regional Chair for the South East he was subsequently elected to the role of National Councillor for the FSB and now Vice Chair of National Council.
The FSB is a non-political organisation and he is regularly in contact with Government representatives and MPs to further the best interests of British small businesses.
Brian regularly meets MPs to put forward the views of the FSB and its members. He is often interviewed for his insights on business matters and other topics affecting small businesses, their day to day operation and the import role they have in the local community.