Wayne Reynolds - Director

Wayne is the founding director of Atriarc Planning and a Chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. In addition to his considerable experience gained from various roles with Cardiff Council; he has been an active member of the Royal Town Planning Institute since 2007, representing members nationally via a governing role on the Board and General Assembly. He has also played an active role regionally in Wales since 2008.

Wayne’s specialisms include, development management (planning applications and appeals), master-planning, environmental assessment and strategic development projects. He also has significant experience of conservation and regeneration projects.

In his spare time Wayne is a keen surfer, a passion he developed during a year-out in Australia. He is also facilitating his own development projects in west Wales diversifying the family agricultural business.


Planning Officer, City Centre Strategy, Cardiff Council 2010 - 2012

Planning Officer, Development Management progressing to Major Projects, Cardiff Council 2007-2010

Senior Contaminated Land Officer, Cardiff Council 2006-2008

Agricultural Manager, West Wales 2004-2006

Prior Appointments

Country Landowners Association - CLA - May 2017- May 2020 - Dyfed Branch Committee

Design Commission For Wales- Advocate in Practice 2011 - present

RTPI Commitments and National Governance

RTPI Cymru - Junior Vice Chair 2013

Past RTPI Commitments and National Governance

RTPI Board of Trustees- 2012-2013

Nominated to represent the RTPI on the Construction Industry Council (CIC)- 2013

RTPI Corporate Member of the General Assembly - 2012-2013

RTPI General Assembly - Education and Lifelong Learning Committee 2011-2013

RTPI Elected Chair of Young Planners Cymru - (YPC) 2011

RTPI Elected Licentiate Member of the General Assembly - 2008-2009, re-elected 2010-2011

RTPI YP Conference Committee (Sponsorship, Marketing and Event Management) - October 2010

RTPI YPC Elected South Wales Events Manager - December 2008- December 2010

Awards and Nominations

RTPI Planning Excellence Awards 2020 - Atriarc Planning, Small Planning Consultancy of the Year

Wales Business Insider - Rising Star 2013

RTPI Young Planner of the Year 2013 - Listed in the final 15 candidates

RTPI Cymru Future Leader Awards 2009 - Runner up, November 2009

Academic Qualifications

MRTPI Chartered Town Planner

Diploma in Leadership and Management, Swansea University and CMI (2013)

MA Urban Design, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University 2011

MSc Planning Practice and Research, City and Regional Planning, Cardiff University 2007

BSc (Hons) Geography, Loughborough University 2003