New appointments at Turley following growth in Scotland

Planning and development consultancy Turley has strengthened its planning service in Scotland, appointing Lisa Russell as associate director and Hannah Munro as planner at its Edinburgh office.

Lisa joins from WYG and brings over 15 years’ experience in securing energy, retail, residential and commercial planning permissions. She has also helped to facilitate the delivery of key strategic infrastructure developments across Scotland and the UK.

Hannah also joins the consultancy from WYG, bringing significant experience in retail, residential and commercial development projects.

The appointments bolster Turley’s planning team and will support growing demand for project work throughout Scotland, in particular across Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.

Speaking about the appointments, head of planning Scotland, Colin Smith said:

“Our team in Scotland has grown consistently throughout 2019 and we are pleased to now boast a 10-strong team across planning and heritage working on a range of high-profile projects”.

“The expansion of the team demonstrates our ongoing commitment to investment in Scotland and the diversification of our work across sectors, including energy and strategic infrastructure”.

Lisa Russell added:

“I am thrilled to be joining Turley at a time of growth in Scotland, particularly in energy, EIA development and the hospitality and leisure sectors”.

“Turley’s expanding client base presents fantastic opportunities and I am looking forward to working with the team and helping to shape Scotland’s future built environment”.