In Leeds, Newcastle, Staff News

We are delighted to confirm the appointment of four Assistant Planners to support the growth of the company.

Ava Hodgson-Greaves, has joined the Newcastle office. Ava completed work experience at DPP in summer 2023 and has now returned part time alongside studying for her masters in MSc Urban Planning after completing a BSc Geography undergraduate degree. She will then be joining full time in September 2024.

Luci Birtwhistle, has joined the Leeds office. Luci is currently studying at Leeds Beckett University on the MPlan course. She has gained work experience alongside studying at Avison Young, Leeds City Council and Barton Willmore now Stantec. Lucy is a Student RTPI member and is on the RTPI student committee.

Hana Rothwell has also joined the Newcastle office. Hana completed work experience with DPP in summer 2023 and has now returned part time alongside her studies. She is a student at Newcastle University currently studying an Urban Planning MSc. Hana is a student member of the RTPI.

Sabrina Soar, has also joined the Leeds office. Sabrina has recently completed MA Urban Design and Planning at the University of Sheffield, and previously BA Urban Planning at Newcastle University. She is working towards MRTPI status.

Speaking about the four further appointments, Chief Executive Officer, Gareth Hooper said:

We are delighted to welcome Ava, Luci, Hana and Sabrina to the team. We are proud of the fact that we can attract the best new talent in the planning profession and are sure that, as many before them have done, they will progress through the company thanks to our training and support programmes.

Image Left to Right:  Sabrina, Ava, Hana, Luci

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