Kate McClean has joined independent town planning consultancy Indigo Planning as associate in its Manchester office.
McClean was a principal planner at DPP in Manchester, working with food store operators and house builders on applications, appeals and enforcement issues. She was also a key consultant on environmental impact assessments. Prior to DPP, McClean worked at Chester City Council, Crewe & Nantwich Council, and Three Rivers Council in Hertfordshire.
Bill Davidson, director of Indigo Planning, said: "Our Manchester office is continuing to thrive, with an increasing number of projects both in the North West and further afield. Kate's connections in the region and her background in both the public and private sectors make her a very welcome addition to the team."
McClean has an MA in Town Planning and is a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. She also sits on the board of Chester Renaissance.