Ian Cunliffe is a Chartered Surveyor with over a decade of property experience. He has worked on the country’s leading infrastructure projects and has a wide breadth of experience encompassing the promotion of many high-profile compulsory purchase schemes, negotiation and objection management, and other land and property issues.
Ian was previously HS2’s lead surveyor for the longest region of Phase 1, responsible for managing a team to deliver 90km of land for the railway, including leading on the petitioning process and responding to over 1,000 petitioners.
Prior to working for HS2 Ltd, Ian was Lead Land Programme Manager for EDF Energy’s Nuclear New Build project, responsible for the delivery of land for the new Hinkley Point and Sizewell power stations, and supporting the (successful) submission of the DCO for Hinkley Point.
Ian has acted as Project Director on several infrastructure schemes, including the A12, M42 and A428 highway improvement schemes and the Lake Lothing Third Crossing highway bridge scheme, as well as managing the complex agreements on the Silvertown Tunnel project, with all schemes promoted by DCO.