The Savills Cambridge office has made two new appointments. Andy Moffat is now the new head of planning, and Sam Dillon joins as an associate in the rural management team.

Mr Moffat takes over from Garth Hanlon, who will remain in the team. Before joining Savills in 2019, Mr Moffat worked in local government planning for 25 years, his most recent position being head of development at Huntingdon District Council.

Commenting on his promotion, he said “I’m delighted to have this opportunity to take on the running of the department.  I’m keen to build upon the successes under Garth and I’m particularly pleased that he will remain an important part of our 12 strong team – helping us to continue to provide a first-class service to existing and new clients across a range of sectors throughout the East of England and East Midlands.”

Garth Hanlon said “Andy has a wealth of local knowledge and I’m very pleased he has agreed to take on this role. We have a very experienced team of planning professionals operating alongside other multi-disciplinary teams.”

Sam Dillon joins the rural management team from Galbraith Group in Aberdeen, though he grew up in Cambridgeshire, and will provide consultancy advice and estate management services to both corporate and institutional clients.

Mr Dillon said “It’s great to be back in an area that I know well and close to family and friends. I had a very broad remit at Galbraith – including advising traditional rural estates on how to diversify income and futureproof their rural businesses. The reputation of Savills and the breadth of work that the business undertakes was a huge draw and I’m looking forward to being part of – and learning from – a very experienced team.”

Head of the rural team at Savills Cambridge, John Wootton said “It’s great to have Sam on board. He brings a great deal of expertise and has an excellent track record. His appointment signals our continued commitment to strengthening the team and ensuring the office can provide the very best service to our clients.”

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