Meet the team

Clients will benefit from the combined experience and input of the whole team all working together to try to achieve the best result for our clients, with every project, large or small, having Director involvement.
Please click on the member profiles to find out more about our team.
  • Alexis De Pol

    Managing Director

    Alexis is a Chartered Town Planner who started his career in local authority planning departments at the States of Jersey and at Sefton Borough Council, becoming an elected member of The Royal... Read more
  • Marco De Pol


    Marco is a Chartered Town Planner with 40-plus years of professional planning experience in both the private and public sectors across the UK and overseas. He is the founder of De Pol Associates... Read more
  • Chris Betteridge


    Chris is a Chartered Town Planner whose specialisms include advising on main town centre uses, retail led developments and residential schemes. He joined De Pol Associates in 2014 having... Read more
  • Jen Beardsall

    Senior Planner

    Jen is a Chartered Town Planner with expertise in both local authority and private sector planning. She joined De Pol Associates in 2014 having previously worked at Blackpool Council. Since... Read more
  • Nathan Tonge

    Assistant Planner

    Nathan joined the team straight from Manchester University where he graduated with an MSc in Planning. He is now an Assistant Planner at De Pol Associates working towards obtaining his RTPI... Read more
  • Louis Webb

    Graduate Planner

    Having completed his Urban Planning BA (Hons) course at Newcastle University and after regular summer work placements at De Pol Associates throughout the duration of his course, Louis now has a... Read more
  • Annette De Pol

    Company Secretary

    Annette is an experienced business advisor with expertise in grant funding and applications for capital projects. She joined De Pol Associates in 1998 having previously worked for Lancashire... Read more
  • Gillian Viragh

    Business Support Manager

    Gillian came to us with a background in Human Resources having spent 20 years in the profession.  She has worked for multi-national companies in a number of different sectors including a business... Read more