Planning consultancy Boyer has appointed a new principal planner and four graduate planners across several offices in the UK Katherine Dowdall has joined the firm as a principal planner in the Cardiff and Bristol offices.
She leaves her previous role as a principal planner at consultancy Geraint John Planning.
Dowdall has also previously worked at consultancy Peter Brett Associates as a planner.
She has a master’s degree in planning and development from Queen's University Belfast.
The firm has also appointed four graduate planners.
Tilly Meighen joins the London office, having completed an integrated master’s degree in planning and real estate from the University of Manchester.
Annabelle Miller joins the Bristol and Cardiff offices with a master’s degree in human geography and planning from Cardiff University. During her studies, she undertook a placement year as a planning assistant at the London Borough of Hounslow.
Gareth Mendham joins the Colchester office, having completed a master’s degree in town and regional planning from the University of Liverpool.
Finally, Jade Bowes, who is completing a master’s degree in spatial planning and development at the University of Reading, joins the Wokingham office.