Manchester planning consultancy Paul Butler Associates has appointed Julian Austin as a senior planner.
Austin joins the firm from multi-disciplinary consultancy Amec, where he held a similar position.
In his new role, Austin will lead on delivering planning applications and advising a range of public and private clients in residential, commercial and mixed-use sectors.
Austin told Planning: “I’m looking forward to a fresh challenge, and working on exciting projects in the city and wider region.”
Prior to joining Amec, Austin was a planning officer at Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council.
He has an MPlan from Manchester University in addition to a bachelor’s in geography.
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