Roy has 30 years experience of helping people add value to their properties through his consultancy, writing and speaking. He is a Chartered Planning and Develoopment Surveyor with his won practice specialising is residential planning permission and has developer and private clients throughout the UK. Roy is the co-author of several books and writes for Residential Property Investor and Selfbuild & Design. He has wide experience of speaking and training in adding value and improving property through development. The theme of much of his career has been making the fiendishly complicated planning system intelligible to the lay person, helping thousands to understand and use the processes and rules to achieve their objectives.