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The greatest achievement that we aim for is the satisfaction of our customers and the gratitude for helping our clients negotiate the planning process.

It is also enjoyable to receive recognition from fellow professionals and we feel that this adds value to our clients. Justin Wickersham, the Managing Director of Optimis Consulting was 2011 UK Planning Consultant of the Year in the Oscars of the planning world; the RTPI Planning Awards. Justin was commended for his:

“Attention to detail, high-quality submissions and an emphasis on outcomes that benefits all sides”

The judges for the award were Tim Hancock MRTPI, Managing Director, Terence O’Rourke Ltd, Mike Holmes MRTPI, President, Planning Officers Society and William McKee FRTPI, formerly Director-General, British Property Federation.

Justin was also a finalist for the award for Planning Consultant of the Year in 2010.

Optimis is very proud to have been awarded the prestigious UK Planning Consultant of the Year Award for 2011, as judged by our professional body, the Royal Town Planning Institute. We are truly delighted to be given such recognition by our peers in the industry and this could not have been possible without the assistance of our clients.

We are considered to be an exemplary planning practice and in particular the judges recognised:

Attention to detail, high quality submissions and an emphasis on negotiated outcomes that benefit all sides are key practice elements.

Optimis was delighted to have won a further two awards. Runner up for Community Business of the Year and Phillippa Martin-Moran won runner up for Employee of the Year.

2013 was a successful year for Optimis winning Best new Business for Bedfordshire Award. Optimis also enjoyed being finalist in a number of other categories.

Optimis recognises the importance of the local community and we were pleased to be a finalist for the Community Investment Award.

Optimis was delighted to be highly commended in the category of Best Business between 1 and 50 employees in Bedfordshire.