Landscape Architects Barton Willmore has announced the promotion over 30 colleagues from across the business, including five new directors.
The promotions, which feature more females than males, account for around 10% of the 370 strong people within the business.
Among those who were promoted from associate to director level were Peter Roberts – planning director, Bristol; Marie Jasper – planning director, London; Dan Osborne planning director, London; Alexandra Marsh – legal director, Reading and Rebecca Horrocks – planning director for Southampton.
Roberts joined Barton Willmore in 2009 as a senior planner and has worked on a number of landmark schemes across the South West. Jasper has been at Barton Willmore since 2006, she initially joined as a senior before being promoted to the role of associate in 2010. Osbourne joined Barton Willmore in 2012 as an associate and advises a mix of residential and commercial clients, including Barratt London, HUB Residential, Bell Hammer and SEGRO.
Marsh is a qualified solicitor who will lead Barton Willmore’s legal and compliance team, providing in-house advice across the practice. Prior to joining the organisation in 2016, she worked in the private sector in both London and Oxfordshire. Horrocks has been working in the planning sector for 12 years and most recently lead the regeneration of the former power station at Holes Bay in Poole.
Senior partner, Mark Sitch, said: “Our colleagues are our greatest asset, so I am delighted that we have been able to recognise so many of them, who together as a practice, are passionate about creating places for people to live, work and enjoy.”