Irvine has a strong understanding of development and infrastructure issues across the South East. He joined Turley in 2005 and is responsible for leading the Southampton office and providing direction to the strategic communications service. He is a member of the British Chamber of Commerce expert planning panel. Irvine has 20 years’ private sector experience. He works extensively in the residential and commercial sectors, offering a range of expertise relating to the preparation of planning applications and the promotion of land. His core skills include major infrastructure, housing and employment land promotion and a strong understanding of commerciality. He also provides advice on planning policy at national and regional levels. Through his role as a client lead for the Barker Mill Estates, he has developed a strong understanding of development issues in the South Hampshire area and works extensively with authorities in and around Southampton.