The multidisciplinary services giant has appointed Frank Hayes as associate director of planning in its Manchester office.
Hayes has previously worked for firms including EDAW and Wardell Armstrong, gaining experience in a broad range of projects including planning policy, development delivery and regeneration.
He has particular expertise in providing strategic planning advice and promoting large scale residential developments, regeneration and mixed use schemes.
At Aecom, he will be responsible for the development of the planning team in the region and the successful delivery of a range of planning projects.
Until recently, he was director of planning at Cheshire-based multidisciplinary firm Egniol, prior to which he had a four-year stint with Wardell Armstrong.