Geraint John, Director at GJP (Geraint John Planning)

Geraint John


Since founding GJP in 2010, Geraint has led the team through hundreds of successful projects and new developments, adapting the landscape across Wales and the UK with new homes, businesses and other commercial enterprises. He oversees the full team and works closely with clients to advise on and manage planning projects.

“Always give 110 percent. It’s the extra 10 percent that everyone remembers.” – Frank Sonnenberg

and if you can’t give 110%…

“Just make sure you never do less than your best.” – Walt Disney

Emma John, Director at GJP (Geraint John Planning)

Emma John


As company director, Emma has managed GJP since its inception, forging our excellent reputation with clients for ‘getting things done’. She works with the team to successfully manage all other aspects of the workload, including legal, finance and HR.

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr Seuss

Zoe John, Associate and Team Leader at GJP (Geraint John Planning)

Zoe John


Zoe heads up one of our teams and manages work allocation & logistics, alongside working on planning projects and applications. She’s always on hand with support and has mentored members of the team through their RTPI submissions.

“It is often the small steps, not the giant leaps, that bring about the most lasting change.” – HRM Queen Elizabeth II

James Scarborough, Planner at GJP (Geraint John Planning)

James Scarborough


James works on minor to major applications covering all sectors, working with clients and managing projects and consultant teams for various site applications. He also mentors junior members, helping them grow and develop their experience.

“Work hard and be patient. The rest will follow.”

Osian John, Planner / Finance at GJP (Geraint John Planning)

Osian John


Along with managing planning projects including dealing with permissions, statements and applications, Osian is in charge of keeping our finances on track and is the ‘go to guy’ for anything accounts-related.

“The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.” – Arnold J. Toynbee

Luke Harrell, Planner at GJP (Geraint John Planning)

Luke Harrell


Luke provides advice on development projects and project manages consultants to achieve planning permission, liaising between different parties and managing the preparation of planning outputs, pre applications, planning statements and conducting site visits.

“Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin

Thomas Mead, Graduate Planner at GJP (Geraint John Planning)

Thomas Mead


As well as advising on development projects and co-ordinating consultants, Tom engages in preparing and managing planning outputs to assist the team in achieving planning permission.

“The moment you give up, is the moment you let someone else win.” – Kobe Bryant

Archie Kimberley, Graduate Planner at GJP (Geraint John Planning)

Archie Kimberley


Archie assists the other team members with planning applications and managing various elements of projects.

“We win and lose together as a team.” – Lewis Hamilton

Kieron Lediard


Kieron assists the other team members in the pursuit of achieving planning permission, through liaising with multiple parties and managing various elements of projects.

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gogh

Discover life at GJP

Explore our company culture and what it’s like working at GJP – from office perks to travel opportunities and everything in between.

Life at GJP
We’re a team who offers each other support and we work together brilliantly – there’s a great team spirit at GJP.

Archie, Graduate Planner