Victoria Murray, head of land and planning in the North West and North Wales at Redrow Homes, has joined Turleys as associate director in Manchester.
She previously worked at Galliford Try. At Redrow, she worked on the 1,200-unit extension of Daresbury in Halton.
Redrow Homes is a long-standing client of Turley Associates.
Murray said: "Turley Associates is a leading planning consultancy with an excellent track record and I am delighted to be joining the company. The firm has a growing private client base and the role presents me with an exciting challenge. I am looking forward to developing my career with the firm."
Dave Trimingham, Manchester office director, said: "Victoria's commercial understanding of the planning process and proven track record in applications, appeals and land promotions will be a great asset in helping us deliver our growing workload across the North West."