Finlay is a qualified and Recognised Practitioner of Urban Design. He brings over 15 years of experience in the field of street design, community engagement and regeneration spanning the public, private and third sector.

In this time, he has built up a wealth of knowledge and practical experience around achieving innovative urban design for more liveable environments. With expertise in project planning and facilitation techniques, his approach is focussed on the process of working with local people to develop consensus for change. 

Fin set up Streets Reimagined Ltd in 2015 and recent work has included a research project funded by the Department of Transport looking into forms of development to support liveable neighbourhoods and a public realm study for an historic city-centre street in Bristol.

Prior to this, Fin held a senior position at the sustainable transport charity Sustrans, where he developed and led a national programme of work empowering communities to reimagine streets as more sociable and liveable places. Based on this experience, Fin is also a Built Environment Expert for The Design Council CABE.