Head Of Planning Services
Alister leads the Stags Planning Department within our Professional Services team and covers the whole of the Stags region. Alister is a chartered member of the Planning and Development faculty of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. With a Geography Degree from the University of Exeter and Post Graduate Diploma in Estate and Property Management Alister began his career in planning with Acorus Rural Property Services working for mainly rural clients across the south west. Following a period with national property consultancy Bruton Knowles, Alister returned to the south west to work for specialist planning consultants PCL Planning, where he largely provided advice to developers, large landowners , national and regional house builders and the hotel and leisure sector. Having worked during his career on all types of planning work for clients ranging from large developers through to individual private clients Alister an excellent understanding of all aspects of the planning system.
Outside of work Alister is a keen cyclist, one of a number at Stags, but to offset all the exercise he also enjoys cooking and whilst his presentation skills may be some way off Masterchef standards he would like to think the flavours are nearly there. Having come from a family with farming links and having lived in the countryside for most of his life he continues to have a keen interest in rural issues.
Contact Alister King Smith PGDip MRICS