Matthew SprySenior Director, Head of London Office, Lichfields
Matthew is an expert in housing and local economic growth. He helps clients generate value through strategic land promotion, particularly for urban extensions, new settlements, and related infrastructure. Matthew also leads on a diverse range of economics, regeneration, and airport projects, and gives strategic direction to the Lichfields research agenda.
He is a Non-Executive Director of Repton Property Developments Ltd, the company established by Norfolk County Council to develop surplus Council-owned land for housing.
Matthew is widely recognised for his knowledge of plan-making, and in 2016 was an advisor on the DCLG Local Plans Expert Group, and is an advisor to a number of local planning authorities. He is a seasoned expert witness at public inquires and examinations. Matthew joined Lichfields in 1997 as a graduate and became a Senior Director in 2008. He was appointed head of the company’s London Office in 2020.
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