Mick Downs has 38 years’ experience working in planning in the public, private and voluntary sectors. He was a founder and Executive Director of Urban Vision North Staffordshire. Previous roles include Design and Conservation Manager with Stoke-on-Trent City Council and other roles in planning policy and development control.
Mick has developed and delivered a range of heritage regeneration projects, master plans, and design and heritage conservation policy documents. He is also an accredited Building for Life Assessor.
Mick is a chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and a full member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation.