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Cala Homes announces two hires 

Written by: Prithvi Pandya
Published on: 13 Mar 2023

Tom Pearson [square]Cala Homes (South Home Counties) has appointed Jessica Sparkes and Tom Pearson as head of planning and senior land manager respectively, supporting the housebuilder’s presence across Surrey, Sussex, Kent and the south London boroughs.

Sparkes is responsible for overseeing the planning and design function of the region, liaising with local councils and stakeholders. 

She brings more than 17 years of experience in the planning sector, most recently as head of planning at Barratt Developments Plc, where she oversaw planning applications and development strategy, negotiation with local authorities and community consultation.

Pearson’s core focus is to identify strategic land opportunities, driving new business to help the South Home Counties team further its presence in the region, and progressing the existing contracted projects.

He was previously director at Crest Nicholson, where he oversaw the land and planning team for Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire.

Pictured: Tom Pearson

Thumbnail: Jessica Sparkes 

Image credits | Cala Homes