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Gary Sargent

Divisional Director – Planning and Communities

Gary joined Temple in May 2023 as a Divisional Director to lead our Planning and Communities services, with additional key responsibility for new business strategy and development.


With over thirty years experience in government and consultancy, Gary brings a wealth of knowledge and global experience to our clients on project management, stakeholder engagement & consultation and government engagement & policy development.

During his many years of UK market experience, Gary has advised numerous private and public sector organisations on major infrastructure projects, government relations, policy engagement, and corporate communications & risk management strategy across a wide range of sectors including energy, rail, road, buses, ferries, ports, aviation, shipping, medical technology, pharmaceuticals, ICT, chemical, petrochemicals, utilities, law enforcement, industrial relations, housing, and PFI.

Outside the office, Gary enjoys supporting Arsenal FC, playing cricket, cycling, running, reading, and walking Freddie, his trusty King Charles Spaniel.