National Planning Summit

David Feeney

Chief Planning Officer
Leeds City Council

David was appointed as Chief Planning for Leeds in August 2019 and has worked for the City Council in a wide variety of Planning and Project Management roles since 1990.  These include leading on the Leeds Local Plan (incorporating the Core Strategy, Core Strategy Selective Review and Site Allocation Plan to adoption), and was formerly Environment City Manage for Leeds.  This role entailed leading on a variety of Environmental Management, Climate Change and Sustainability Projects. David has been a full member of the Royal Town Planning Institute since 1989 and was Visiting Professor of Town Planning (Leeds Beckett University) 2007 – 2010.