Gatwick Airport has appointed Tim Norwood as its new chief planning officer.
Norwood joins from energy firm EDF, where he was chief planning officer for nuclear new build – leading the team that secured permission for Hinkley Point C.
In his new role he will lead a review of Gatwick’s expansion masterplan and lead responses to government proposals.
Stewart Wingate, chief executive at Gatwick Airport, said that Norwood had been appointed because of his “unparalleled experience”.
Prior to joining EDF in 2010, the planner spent more than 10 years at airport operator BAA.
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