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Chris Procter


Chris has a background in Geographical Sciences, with BSc and MSc qualifications from the University of Nottingham. He has over 10 years’ experience in commercial multi-disciplinary consultancy working in a number of delivery and managerial roles.

In 2011 Chris established a renewable energy developments business progressing a number of wind projects and obtaining consent for over 100MW of solar schemes. Latterly, working in partnership with the Caddick Group, Chris expanded the business into other sectors including residential and commercial property.

More recently, Chris moved across to the Caddick Group to establish the Caddick Land business to further strengthen the already strong partnership.

Mike Jones

Head of Planning

Mike Jones joins the Caddick Land team with over 30 years’ experience across both the public and private sectors. He has joined from IDP Planning where he was Managing Director. With his previous role at Richborough Estates as Strategic Land Director Mike brings a wealth of experience in planning and strategic land management.

Based in our Birmingham office Mike will help to grow and shape our pipleline of projects across the country.

David Baker

Land Manager

David is Caddick’s Land Manager. He oversees the site acquisitions and appraisals and will often be your first point of contact with the business.

David has driven forward the diversification of the Caddick business with his knowledge of current planning policy, site economics and market demand and is able to quickly assess a scheme’s potential. He has excellent knowledge of what makes a project work and offers honest advice on every site, whether there is an immediate prospect or there is very limited chance of success.

David works closely with the appointed planning team on all our projects, helping to guide the planning strategy and overseeing the work undertaken. By closely monitoring projects he is able to maximise the chance of a positive outcome that meets the commercial reality of the site and the aspirations of the landowner. David communicates closely with landowners throughout all projects ensuring their views are heard and that they truly feel part of the project.


Rob Gill

Developments and Project Manager

Rob brings over 20 years’ experience with him to the Caddick Land business through working on projects and full life cycle product development.

Starting his career as a Quantity Surveyor and moving through to pre-construction project management from site identification and acquisition through to planning, Rob will lead on project specific residential use schemes having bought with him a wealth of experience through many regeneration, commercial and residential projects within the private sector.

Ian Laight


Ian has over 35 years of design, project management and funding experience in housing development across the UK, with an emphasis on regeneration and special projects.

He joined the retirement development joint venture of the Caddick and HICA Groups in 2007 and continues to work on care, housing, public sector and commercial schemes for the Group.