Ifti Maniar has been appointed as a senior planner in the Oxford office of development consultant Carter Jonas.
Maniar joins the firm from design and planning firm West Waddy ADP, where he served as a senior town planner.
He previously worked for nine years as a town planner for consultancy Cunnane Town Planning.
Maniar started his career in India where he gained a degree in architecture and worked for the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation.
After moving to the UK he gained a master’s degree in urban planning in developing countries from Oxford Brookes University, followed by a master’s in planning and sustainability from Kingston University.
In his previous roles, Maniar has experience of dealing with sites in the green belt and promoting large scale residential and mixed-use developments through local plans.
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