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Business Development team

The business development team, led by Scott Alford, leads the sales, marketing and new product development functions. The team gathers and reacts to insight, researches new products and ensures the delivery of objectives and strategic development.

Scott and his team are also responsible for bringing in commercial revenue to the Planning Portal and support the continued take-up of all our existing services.

Scott Alford

Scott Alford
Head of Business Development


Ian Foster

Ian Foster
Business Development Manager


James Garrett, Policy Advisor, Planning Portal

James Garrett
Policy and Strategy Advisor


Seth Pierce, Policy Analyst, Planning Portal

Seth Peirce
Policy Analyst


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Spiwe Masarira
Advertising Sales Manager


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Dean Colgan
Advertising Sales Executive


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Laura Bennett
Marketing Manager


Tom Dursley, Marketing administrator, Planning Portal

Tom Dursley
Marketing Administrator


How to get in touch

Business Development 

Scott Alford 
Email scott.alford@planningportal.co.uk1 or call 07771 566973

Ian Foster
Email ian.foster@planningportal.co.uk2 or call 07785 518797

Advertising sales

Find out about our advertising options, visit our advertising pages or email our team; advertising@planningportal.co.uk3.

Marketing

For enquiries, events and general marketing, email communications@planningportal.co.uk4

  1. mailto:scott.alford@planningportal.co.uk
  2. mailto:ian.foster@planningportal.co.uk
  3. mailto:advertising@planningportal.co.uk
  4. mailto:communications@planningportal.co.uk

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    The Planning Portal is delivered by PortalPlanQuest Limited which is a joint venture between TerraQuest Solutions Limited and the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC). All content © 2024 Planning Portal.