Keith Hargest is the Principal of Hargest Planning Ltd. He is a chartered planner and surveyor and has over 25 years experience as a professional planner.
Keith advises planning authorities on specialist topics such as retail planning and has undertaken research for the Scottish Government on a range of planning related topics.
Keith also advises major corporate clients including Lidl UK GmbH, Farmfoods, Isle of Man Enterprises, and Hammerson on a diverse range of development projects. He has regularly given evidence as an expert witness at major public inquiries.
Prior to the establishment of Hargest Planning Limited he was a Director of Hargest & Wallace Planning, and also led the Scottish planning consultancy teams of GVA Grimley and Halcrow Fox.