Iceni Projects has recruited Chris Jones from NJL Consulting as a director in the Manchester office.
Jones was a director at NJL for 10 years, providing planning advice for clients including Henry Boot Developments, Property Alliance Group, Countryside and Quorum.
He is described as having a breadth of experience in mixed use, office, logistics and residential development, having secured planning permission for significant greenfield, green belt and brownfield developments.
He said: “I was attracted to Iceni Projects due to their multi-skilled approach and diverse portfolio of projects. I am looking forward to growing the Manchester office, working with a core team of staff to secure new instructions and drive the business forward.”
Gary Mappin, regional director of Iceni Projects, said: “It was clear as soon as we met Chris that he was the right person to drive forward our exciting plans for growth from our Manchester office. Chris is an individual with a proactive and progressive approach to planning, with an excellent reputation in the Manchester market and the wider North West.
“His knowledge, experience and character make Chris the perfect fit for the unique culture of Iceni Projects and we are delighted to have him on board.”