Executive Director and Founder
Emily Temple is the Executive Director and Founder of ET Planning, an Independent Planning Consultancy established in April 2017. Emily has over seventeen years’ experience in Planning, within both the Public and Private sector, including as a Planning Officer at Test Valley Borough Council and Wokingham Borough Council between 2005-2012. Emily was also an Associate Planning Consultant at a National multidisciplinary consultancy. She has prepared applications for education, commercial, residential, and mixed-use developments, inclusive of public consultations. She has represented Local Authorities, developers and third parties in many appeals, including as an expert witness at numerous Hearings and Public Inquiries. Emily regularly speaks at property group meetings across the Home Counties.
Working as a planning consultant since 2012, Emily has prepared applications for education, commercial and residential developments, mixed use schemes, large houses in multiple occupation (HMO) and Gypsy and Traveller related development. See the ‘Our Work‘ website section for a flavour of these projects.
Emily holds a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Environmental Protection awarded by Surrey University, a Master’s degree in Spatial Planning awarded by Oxford Brookes University and is a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
Emily has continued to undertake appeals and act as an expert witness at Public Inquiries for both developers and Local Authorities, and also regularly speaks at property group meetings in the Home Counties.
Outside of the business, Emily will often be found in the Gym and loves taking short weekend breaks around the UK in her VW Campervan!