Carter Jonas Enhances Northern Planning and Development Team with Four Appointments

Dec Connolly Editor

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National property consultancy Carter Jonas has enhanced its Planning & Development team in Leeds with four new appointments.

Richard​ Holliday has joined as an Associate.  Richard was previously a Senior Planning Officer in the Major Developments Team at Bradford Council, from 2008 to 2022.

Phoebe Gilchrist joins as a Planning Assistant.  Phoebe graduated in 2021 with a First Class BSc in Geography from Sheffield Hallam University and is currently working towards completing MSc Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Sheffield. From 2019 to 2020 she was undertook a planning placement at Northumberland County Council.

Jack Lever is now a Graduate Planner at Carter Jonas having recently completed a BA in Urban Planning at Newcastle University and an internship at Carter Jonas.

Sally Simmonite joins as an Apprentice. While at Carter Jonas, Sally will complete a five-year distance learning degree at the University College of Estate Management. Upon completion of the course, Sally will have the opportunity to sit her APC at Carter Jonas and, upon passing, become a Chartered Surveyor.

Sarah Cox, Partner and Head of Planning in Carter Jonas’s Leeds office, said: “We are very pleased to make these four appointments to our growing Leeds office. Carter Jonas’ planning consultancy was ranked the fastest growing in the country in Planning’s Planning Consultancy Market Report 2021 and the firm’s expansion has continued throughout 2022, with new appointments across the country.

“Consequently we are always on the lookout for great people – whether those at the start of their careers or with skills that enhance our regional networks and complement the market-leading knowledge of our existing teams.”