Brian is the founding director of McCutcheon Halley and a Corporate Member of the Irish Planning Institute.
A graduate of University College Dublin, Brian was employed by Cork County Council for 24 years where he served as Senior Planner for both planning policy and development management. He was also responsible for European projects. During this time Brian was directly involved in the preparation of the Cork Land Use and Transportation Study (LUTS) and the Cork Area Strategic Plan (CASP).
Since leaving the local authority service in 2000, Brian has provided planning advice on a wide range of planning issues to public, semi-state and private sector clients. During that period Brian has made many submissions to City, County and Local Area Plans. He has also led design teams on major planning applications for residential, retail, industrial and energy projects.
While Brian has a wide range of experience, he has particular expertise in the legal and procedural aspects of planning and in strategic and infrastructural projects.