The Manchester-based planning consultancy has hired Hollie Barton as senior planner, growing the team to eight staff.
Barton joins from Maybern Planning & Development, where she was a senior planning consultant and has worked since 2019. She was previously a graduate planner then planner at NJL Consulting.
EKPS’ clients across the North West include e-commerce firm the Hut Group, developers Salboy and LCR Property, construction firm Domis and housing associations One Manchester and Trafford Housing Trust.
Company director Kelly Paddick said: “We are delighted that Hollie has joined our growing team. Her approach to work is both enthusiastic and professional and I am certain she will be an excellent addition to our team.”
“Hollie is already very well connected, and we are looking forward to introducing her to our clients and getting her involved in our wide-ranging projects. We are also excited about helping her develop her career at EKPS.”