Chris White has joined CB Richard Ellis to head the planning and regeneration department in Birmingham.

He will join CBRE as a director and work alongside Andrew Bowe. His role will include sourcing brownfield and Town Centre sites suitable for regeneration projects, site appraisals, strategy development, investment demand analysis and marketing.

After leaving Leicester Regeneration Company in March 2004, White joined RegenCo Sandwell as operations director. In September 2004 he was appointed as deputy chief executive, which included development and operations director roles.

In January 2006 he joined development company Castlemore Securities as head of regeneration, where he was responsible for establishing a new regeneration company within the group, Spring Urban Regneration, to lead on all public sector partnership schemes and mixed-use town centre focused developments.