Neil Culkin has been appointed as director of the new Liverpool office of planning consultancy Pegasus Group.
Chartered planner Culkin moves from his current role as partner and head of planning (north) at the firm.
He will be joined by Amy Rainsford, who joins as a planner from property consultancy Matthews and Goodman.
Pegasus managing director Tony Bateman said that the opening of the office would help consolidate the firm's growing work in the North West as well as on national issues.
Before joining Pegasus in 2012, Culkin was head of planning (North West) for property consultancy Strutt & Parker.
Prior to that, he worked in development control and planning policy roles for local authorities in Wirral, Durham and Bradford.
He has a bachelor’s in town & country planning and a diploma in town planning (urban design) from University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
Rainsford has a MPlan from the University of Liverpool.
Has your organisation recently made a new appointment or promotion? If so, please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org