Environment and planning

chris murray

Chris Murray

Head of Strategic Planning
BA (Hons) Town & Country Planning, Chartered Member of RTPI

Chris has over 30 years experience working in local government planning at District, Unitary and County authorities leading Development Management and Planning Policy teams. He has managed a wide range of major planning application proposals, including residential, mixed use, urban regeneration and waste disposal projects.

Chris leads the Council’s Strategic Planning Team and is responsible for managing the Development Management, Planning Policy, Strategic Infrastructure and Flood & Water Management teams and advises the Council’s Regulatory Committee on all planning matters.

laura mcculloch

Laura McCulloch

Strategic Manager – Planning
BSc (Hons) Geography, MSc Transportation Planning and Engineering, MSc Spatial Planning, Member of the CIHT, Chartered Member of RTPI.

Laura is an experienced planner with fifteen years experience in the public sector. She has specific expertise in the area of infrastructure planning, section 106 agreements, the Community Infrastructure Levy, and the planning of major developments.

Laura is currently responsible for managing the Development Management and Strategic Infrastructure teams, and provides corporate advice and support on infrastructure planning and funding opportunities.

lauren thompson

Lauren Thompson

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Project Manager
BSc (Hons) Geography, Member of IEMA

Lauren has nine years’ experience providing environmental consultancy, environmental impact assessment and development consent support for large-scale infrastructure projects. She has provided environmental advice for wind farm, electricity infrastructure, housing, transportation and urban regeneration projects. 

Lauren leads Hampshire Services’ EIA consultancy team. As Project Manager she works closely with development teams and is responsible for managing the EIA schedule, budget and team of technical experts and sub-contractors. She co-ordinates the EIA process, including writing and reviewing Environmental Statements.

holly wood

Holly Wood

Senior EIA Project Manager
BSc, MSc, MCIWM and Chartered Environmentalist

Holly has over 20 years experience as a senior EIA project manager, regulator and technical specialist within the field of environmental management, and has a proven track record of delivering complex projects and environmental outcomes to time and budget. She has successfully secured consents for a number of major challenging infrastructure projects including energy from waste plants, wastewater treatment facilities, waste transfer stations, and materials recycling facilities.

As Senior EIA Project manager, her role includes managing the production of environmental statements, EIA screening and scoping submissions, and commissioning technical studies for infrastructure projects. She is also helping to build the County Council’s EIA consultancy business as part of the portfolio of traded services for both internal and external clients.

angiolina albertini

Angiolina Albertini

EIA Project Officer
BSc, Affiliate of IEMA

Angiolina has over 12 years experience working for the Forestry Commission and in Local Government in environmental project management, research and regulatory roles. She has been involved in a number of large scale regeneration and development projects; commissioning environmental surveys; and managing the delivery of remediation and mitigation works on brownfield sites.

Her role as EIA Project Officer includes scoping environmental studies; commissioning and managing the delivery of technical elements of EIAs; construction environmental management and providing data and mapping for inclusion in technical reports. Angiolina’s other areas of expertise include; tree surveys and arboricultural impact assessment; Urban Forestry; Ecosystem Services Valuation (i-tree); data management; contaminated land; human health risk assessment and GIS.