Consultancy WYG has appointed a director and head of planning in its London office as the firm looks to expand its business in the area.
Christopher Tennant has been appointed to fill the role, responsible for strengthening and leading the London planning team.
Tennant said he aimed to attract new business within London and the South East, as well as diversify the client base and grow the planning team.
David Lowin, head of UK planning, said WYG was looking to grow a stronger and larger team to serve London and the South East.
He added: “WYG is growing and investing in London and is picking up new commissions across all sectors as the economy recovers.”
The appointment comes during a period of growth and investment for WYG. It has also bolstered its planning teams in Droxford, London and Milton Keynes with six new appointments.
Tennant is a chartered town planner with nearly 20 years of experience. He joins from architects firm Scott Brownrigg, where he was responsible for providing planning advice in the urban regeneration, residential, commercial, defence, hotel, leisure and education sectors.