Simon Hill


Quantitative and qualitative analysis, housing and planning policy, property development, research and report writing.


In September 2019, Simon joined Altair as a Graduate Consultant. Simon works across the spectrum of Altair’s consultancy. He has worked on a variety of projects, including business planning, process redesign and financial viability assessments.

Before starting at Altair, Simon gained a bachelor’s degree in Geography at the University of Bristol and then worked as a graduate planner at a Bristol-based planning consultancy. In this role, he completed a broad range of planning activities from undertaking planning applications to policy analysis. Following this, Simon completed a master’s degree in Planning, Growth and Regeneration at the University of Cambridge. This academic experience awarded him a confident understanding of property markets, housing and policy.

Altair Assignments

Recent projects Simon has been involved in include:

  • Business planning for a Local Authority’s new housebuilding program
  • Process redesign
  • Policy writing
  • Research for a Housing Association’s growth strategy
  • A deep dive review of a Registered Provider’s acquisition process


Planning, Growth and Regeneration (MPhil), University of Cambridge – Merit
Graduate Planner – CSJ Planning
Geography with Quantitative Research Methods (BSc), University of Bristol – First Class (Hons)
PRINCE2 (Foundation)

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