Leading planning consultancy Urbana further bolsters team with appointment of experienced Urbanist

Sheffield and London based planning consultancy Urbana has continued their expansion with the appointment of urbanist, Georgia Parker.

Georgia chose to make the move to Urbana from Sheffield-based consultancy, nineteen47.

Regarding her decision to move, Georgia said: “I am thrilled to join the fantastic team of urbanists here at Urbana. As a business, they stand out from other consultancies with their sole aim of ‘making cities better’. I am excited to be part of a movement which seeks to deliver genuine placemaking.“

The first female associate at Urbana, Chloe Parmenter, said: “We are delighted to have Georgia on the team. The addition of another female exudes positivity and reflects the change taking place across the industry. We are so excited to see her thrive and deliver great urbanism with our clients.”

Adam Murray, CEO, said: “It was a no-brainer to take on Georgia, she’s the perfect fit for Urbana. Not only has she got a solid CV and skills to match, she also shares our key values as a business.”

Objective strengthen creative team

Sheffield B2B creative marketing agency Objective has been strengthened by two key appointments.

Alan Frost and Greg Bramhall join the award-winning Objective team of B2B specialists.

Dan Broadbent, managing director, said: “The past twelve months have been great for Objective, with significant investment in both our team and facilities, cementing our reputation as the UK’s fastest-growing B2B creative marketing agency.”

“We are delighted to have attracted Alan and Greg, who represent the very best talent.

“Our proven B2B marketing approach will be supercharged by the creative brilliance of our studio team.”

BHP Digital Finance appoints new senior manager

BHP has appointed a new senior manager in its Digital Finance team.

James Houseman has worked in BHP’s Tax team since 2020 and has extensive industry experience, including a previous role at McLaren Automotive where he worked as a finance manager prior to joining BHP.

James now joins the Digital Finance department, which supports businesses throughout their growth and development using the latest in accountancy technology. He said: “Digital finance is an exciting and fast-moving field. I’m delighted to be joining the team and look forward to sharing my experience.”

BHP’s team of digital finance specialists has expanded in recent months, adding five new starters since the beginning of the year, and now totals 39 people.

BHP is ranked the second-best accountancy firm to work for in the UK, and the 35th best company to work for across Yorkshire and the Humber in the Best Companies Survey 2021.