PLANNING, architecture and urban design consultancy Pro Vision has appointed Louisa Jones as new head of ecology, promoted Christine Knowles to director and Kirstin Sullivan to associate director.

Louisa Jones joins Pro Vision after five years at Lindsay Carrington Ecological Services in Dorset, where she held the post of principal ecologist. She brings with her a wealth of experience in Phase 1 habitat assessments, wildlife surveys and devising strategies for protected species affected by a wide range of development.

Christine Knowles, a qualified chartered accountant with more than 30 years’ experience in professional practices, joined Pro Vision as business manager in 2015.

Kirstin Sullivan joined Pro Vision in 2014 as a consultant planner. Over that time, she has provided astute advice to public and private sector clients, working on a variety of schemes, including residential, retail, leisure, mixed-use commercial and rural. Last July, she became a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI), a hallmark of professional expertise and competence.

Steven Smallman, director at Pro Vision, said: “Developing and recruiting high quality professionals enables us to continue to provide our clients with market leading advice and services."

Pro Vision has offices in Ampfield and Newbury.