Sarah Gibson is a Partner at Gillespies with over 26 years’ private practice experience in environmental planning, landscape design and detailed design and implementation across a wide variety of scales and sectors.
Sarah’s excellent analytical, organisation and communication skills ensure that complex projects are undertaken in a robust and systematic way, guaranteeing they meet key targets in regards to budget and programme.
Sarah has a particular interest and aptitude in environmental planning, landscape and visual impact assessment, and is skilled in developing mitigation strategies for major infrastructure projects. Whatever the size, scale or type of project, Sarah aspires to find the most appropriate and sustainable solution - seeking to maximise beneficial environmental effects whilst ameliorating or avoiding adverse effects. The quality of her work has been acknowledged by a number of accolades including three Landscape Institute Awards in 2015.
Sarah is an expert in routeing and assessing the effects of large linear infrastructure. Projects include the delivery of highway schemes, high voltage electricity circuits and transport infrastructure, including light rail and more recently high-speed rail.
She has also represented Gillespies as Expert Witness at both Public Inquiry and DCO hearings.