All Careers Advice

  • Aurecon appoints global Transport Planning Leader
    Global engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Aurecon has appointed Mieszko Iwaskow as its Transport Planning Leader.
  • Planning and regeneration consultancy Nexus Planning has recruited Paul Landsberg as an associate to its London office.
  • George Browne, deputy chief town planner at Barbados Town and County Planning Office, Saint Michael, talks about his work and the issues facing the area.
  • Jiaqi Chen, planner and consultant at Citynet International Architects & Associate, talks about her work and the issues facing the area.
  • Speaking in public is never likely to top a planner’s list of enjoyable work activities – standing up in a packed council chamber to put the case for or against an application is a nerve-wracking experience for many. Trevor Morton explains how to lessen the nerves and improve performance.
  • Acorn Property Group has recruited an mechanical and electrical (M&E) design manager, a commercial director and a development coordinator.
  • Planning consultancy Turley has appointed Steve Kosky as the first director in its new Cambridge office.
  • Property consultancy JLL has strengthened its Southampton team, as Aiden Murray becomes a qualified planner.
  • Indigo Planning has appointed Bethany McQue as a planner and Tom Dilke has been recruited for the newly-created position of researcher.
  • Amy Hitchings has been appointed as land manager at Acorn Property Group’s regional office in Bristol.

  • Planning, landscape design and ecology consultancy LUC has promoted seven of its members of staff and made a number of new appointments.
  • Property development and construction firm Caddick Group has launched a strategic land arm that will offer site assembly, negotiation and promotion, alongside planning services.
  • Leicester-based planning firm Marrons Planning has appointed Lizzie Beresford as a senior planner to help meet growing demand for strategic planning advice in the region.
  • Are you an experienced chartered town planner seeking a new way to work? Would you like to combine higher earnings with more freedom?
  • James Del Mar has joined rural planning and advisory firm Rural Solutions as executive director.
  • Francesca Osowska OBE has been appointed as the new CEO at Scottish Natural Heritage.
  • Dame Helen Ghosh is standing down as director-general of the National Trust to become master of Balliol College, Oxford.
  • The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has announced that Christopher Choa has become its new chairman, serving on a voluntary basis for the next two years.

  • Paul Brundage has been announced as the new president of the British Property Federation (BPF).

  • Getting a new job is cause for celebration, but if you want to make a good first impression, work begins immediately. How do you prepare for your first day, build bridges with new colleagues and stand yourself in good stead for the future? In the second part of a two-part feature, Matt Moody take...