James Youngs

Planning Intern

Currently on Placement from The University of York studying Human Geography and the Environment



James will be at Surface for 1 year gaining experience as a planning consultant. He hopes to complete his final year at University and obtain his RTPI accredited qualification before becoming a planning consultant. James is far from his family home in Norfolk where he was brought up with a farming background and a passion for the outdoors. While working over the summer holidays at his local council he developed a passion for the built environment and he has achieved work placements at Savills.

James enjoys playing football and hockey at the weekend, cooking adventurous food and traveling around Europe in his time off. A strange fact about me is that I once owned an alpaca.

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