Lichfields makes double appointments

Lichfields has welcomed new talent that will help boost its strategic planning expertise and operational growth.

Anna Snow has joined Lichfields as a Planning Director and Sakhi Sumaria has joined as an Associate Director | BTR News
Anna Snow has joined Lichfields as a Planning Director and Sakhi Sumaria has joined as an Associate Director.

National planning and development consultancy Lichfields has announced the appointment of a new Planning Director and Associate Director to its London office.

Carrying extensive experience in managing large, multidisciplinary teams on significant urban developments across the capital, Anna Snow has joined as a Planning Director.

Anna will lead a team focused on shaping and delivering residential, Build to Rent, hotel, commercial and mixed-use developments in the capital, particularly within the Central Activities Zone and inner London Boroughs.

“It’s good to be part of a consultancy that is known for its consistently high-quality approach to planning and development. At Lichfields, I will draw on my experience in urban development and leading multi-disciplinary teams to drive forward projects that shape London’s dynamic built environment.”

Anna Snow, Planning Director, Lichfields

Joining from Arup, Sakhi Sumaria has been appointed as an Associate Director, bringing a wealth of expertise in complex infrastructure projects and economic planning.

“Joining Lichfields marks an exciting new chapter in my career. My background in strategic economic planning and making the case for investment in infrastructure and regeneration aligns perfectly with the company’s forward-thinking approach. I look forward to growing our capabilities in delivering major projects that meet our client’s needs whilst generating significant social value and lasting benefits for communities.”

Sakhi Sumaria, Associate Director, Lichfields

Sakhi’s role will focus on enhancing Lichfields’ economic advisory and business case capabilities, drawing on her extensive experience in strategy development for public sector clients and major regeneration and infrastructure projects.

“We are pleased to welcome Anna and Sakhi to our 100-strong London team. Their appointments strengthen our services, enhance client connections and support Lichfields as we maintain our pre-eminent position in the market, advising on the biggest and best projects.”

Matthew Spry, Head of London Office, Lichfields