Dave Rodger

Senior Associate

Dave Rodger leads Gillespies' Northern Urban Design team, spearheading complex projects that integrate architectural, urban design, placemaking, and sustainability components. With over 20 years of experience in the field, he has a strategic vision and a detailed understanding of the urban design process, coupled with a track record of ensuring client satisfaction and fostering business growth.

He has established and launched new design businesses and offices, coordinated and supported consultant teams, and represented and given evidence at planning inquiry. His key skills include development planning, masterplanned communities, placemaking, marketing, budget management, and design advice. His more recent commissions have involved large-scale brownfield regeneration, smaller-scale interventions and greenfield garden villages.

Dave is passionate about creating innovative and imaginative solutions that enhance the built environment and enrich the quality of life for both established and emerging communities.

Notable projects include the transformation of Brookfield Garden Village in Hertfordshire and the regeneration of Pennywell and Granton Gasholders in Edinburgh.

Dave Rodger