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Research interests

Andrew is interested in how spatial planning can help to deliver climate change adaptation and mitigation, manage coastal change and flooding, encourage integrated water management and regulate short term rentals such as AirBnB.


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Approach to teaching

Andrew is interested in supervising Masters students in the role of planning in climate change adaptation and mitigation, coastal issues, flood risk management, green infrastructure and health.

Andrew's approach to teaching is to encourage students to learn from each other and to involve practitioners  as well as formal lectures. His learning sessions usually involve group working.

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor, Cardiff University

Master, University of Brighton

External positions

SE Regional Activities Committee Member

1 Jan 2022 → …

RTPI Policy, Practice and Research Committee

1 Jan 201931 Dec 2021

Royal Town Planning Institute General Assembly

1 Jan 201731 Dec 2021

Principal, Coleman Planning and Environmental

1 Oct 2016 → …


  • G Geography (General)
  • Town planning
  • Climate change
  • Flooding
  • Coastal management
  • Regeneration
  • Climate adaptation
  • Air Quality
  • Biodiversity
  • Spatial Design
  • Tourism


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