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Award-winning developer Crest Nicholson is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Warren to the position of Planning Director, at the group’s Strategic Projects division. Rebecca will play a key role helping expand the division and supporting wider growth within the Crest Nicholson business.

Rebecca joins Crest Nicholson after five years at Pinsent Masons as Head of Development Planning, prior to which she was Partner at Clarke Willmott LLP. She brings with her over 20 years’ experience working in property planning and a unique insight into the challenges facing the UK housebuilding industry, as well as extensive experience on large scale residential projects.

In her new role as Planning Director, Rebecca will lead the Strategic Projects Planning and Promotion team, helping to develop a sustainable build pipeline to meet the business’ wider growth plans.

Commenting on the appointment, Andrew Dobson, Managing Director, Strategic Projects at Crest Nicholson said: “Rebecca has a wealth of experience in the UK property industry and will bring a fresh perspective to our Strategic Projects division. We are delighted that Rebecca has joined the team at Crest Nicholson and have every confidence she will be a great success, helping us tackle the challenges the industry is currently facing.”

Speaking about her new role, Rebecca commented, “I am very pleased to be joining such a well-regarded company that delivers exceptional strategic housing schemes.  Having been involved in some of the largest residential led schemes in the country in my career to date, I look forward to being able to shape and deliver the new communities that Crest Nicholson and myself are passionate about creating. There is a keen focus on the UK housebuilding industry at present, and I relish this new challenge and opportunity to help Crest Nicholson continue to grow.”