Emma Jones is joining consultancy HOW Planning as an associate.
Jones will join the Manchester-based firm after almost nine years at GL Hearn, where she was a planning associate director.
She has previously worked at GVA and WYG.
Richard Barton, partner at HOW Planning, said: "Emma has excellent experience working in a range of planning sectors and we are delighted to welcome her to HOW.
“She adds further senior resource to our team which will prove invaluable as we take on a number of exciting new projects in the coming months."
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