Harriet Frank has joined the Leeds office of national property consultancy Carter Jonas, as a senior planner.

Harriet joins from Stone + Associates and previously Nineteen47, where she was a senior planner and planner respectively. Prior to that, she was a planning officer at the North York Moors National Park Authority.

With over six years of planning experience in both the public and private sectors, Harriet offers advice on all aspects of town and country planning. Her specialism is in rural planning and development, helping landowners to identify ways in which they can diversify their existing business and maximise the potential of their assets through the planning system. She is proficient in preparing a wide range of planning applications from the initial pre-application enquiry submissions to discharge of condition applications, and everything in between. Additionally, she is well versed on the planning constraints surrounding Article 2 Land and can offer specialist advice on this matter.

At Carter Jonas, she will work closely with the wider Leeds planning team as well its specialists offering a range of property services including commercial agency, development, property management, valuation, infrastructure, energy, and building consultancy - to strengthen the firm’s position in the region and provide a fully integrated approach for clients.

John Webster, partner, planning and development, and head of Carter Jonas Leeds office, said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Harriet to our Leeds office. Her strong understanding of the regional market, with a particular focus on rural planning, complements well the knowledge of our team. Current market activity is buoyant and teams from across our business are involved in a number of complex and diverse projects. Harriet’s expertise will be of great benefit.”