Meet the Team

At the Robert Doughty Consultancy, we are proud to employ enthusiastic and dedicated individuals. We are all passionate about what we do and every one of us is responsible for the continued success of the consultancy.

Robbie Doughty

Robbie Doughty

Managing Director

Robbie is Managing Director and a Chartered Town Planner.

Lewis Smith

Lewis Smith

Town Planning Director

Lewis is a Chartered Town Planner and has extensive experience of a range of town and country planning matters with experience gained working for several Local Authorities.

Craig Smith

Craig Smith

Chartered Architect

Craig is a RIBA Chartered Architect. He leads the design team at the Robert Doughty Consultancy

Michael Braithwaite

Michael Braithwaite

Chartered Town Planner

Michael brings a wealth of expertise in planning policy and local plan work to the practice and is heavily involved in promoting new housing development sites and organising public consultations for various projects.

Liz Curley

Liz Curley

Company Secretary

Liz is Company Secretary and oversees Human Resources and Accounts.

John Sneddon

John Sneddon

Chartered Town Planner

John is a Chartered Town Planner with extensive experience of the planning process.

Nick Gazda

Nick Gazda

Architectural Assistant

Nick is ARB/RIBA parts 1 and 2 qualified and is currently enrolled on the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice and Management in Architecture programme at the University of Lincoln. He works within the design team.  

Will White

Will White

Architectural Visualiser

Will is a Design Technician, producing a variety of drawing and design work for the planning, landscape and architecture teams.

Anna Baker

Anna Baker

Graduate Landscape Architect

Anna has a BSc honours degree in Landscape Architecture. She produces planting plans and landscape details and also assists the Principal Landscape Architect.

Grant Fixter

Grant Fixter

Trainee Town Planner

Grant is a Trainee Town Planner studying for a Part Time Masters in Urban Planning at Sheffield Hallam University alongside his normal work responsibilities.

Alan Cox

Alan Cox

Payroll Manager and Credit Controller

Alan works in the Finance Office dealing with credit control matters and payroll.

Mercedes Golding

Mercedes Golding

Planning Assistant

Mercedes' responsibilities include the submission and administration of planning applications, planning appeals and overseeing the Practice’s engagement with the Development Plan process.

Elaine Cairns

Elaine Cairns

Planning Administrator

Elaine provides essential administrative support to the Town Planning Director and Consultants on various projects.

Heather Cuzzocrea

Heather Cuzzocrea

Secretary to the Managing Director

Heather provides secretarial support to the Managing Director and his Team and is responsible for managing reception, dealing with telephone calls and greeting clients.