DTZ has appointed Donald Webb as head of its economic consulting team in the North West.
Webb will relocate to Manchester from the firm's Edinburgh office, where he was associate director of consulting.
He has 14 years' experience of economic and management consultancy work in the private and public sectors. Clients have included the Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise, North West Development Agency, Welsh Assembly Government, research councils, universities banks, land owners, developers and major corporations.
Mike Mitchell, head of DTZ's business in the northern region, said: "DTZ's consulting business is one of our major strengths, one which differentiates us as a global real estate adviser, offering our clients a complete and superior package of advice and compliments our reputation within the region."
Webb replaces Steve Lucas who left to join CB Richard Ellis.