Stuart Garnett has been a chartered town planner since 2003. Stuart started his career working for local authorities in the south of England and also at Churchill Retirement Living, before joining planning consultancy, Savills in 2007 specialising in residential, healthcare and mixed use projects and also jointly headed their Retirement Living team.
Stuart joined Inspired Villages in July 2019. Inspired Villages are a developer and operator of retirement communities in the UK and who are funded by Legal & General. Stuart is responsible for working to secure planning permissions and site allocations, building upon their six operating villages. Inspired Villages are targeting having 50 sites operational or under construction by 2024 providing homes for 12,500 residents and employing over 1,200 staff.