visit job search

Our Business Sectors

Town Planning


The Town Planning team at Penguin Recruitment has had an established presence in the market since 2008, and is widely accepted as one of the UK’s most experienced and successful recruiters in the sector.  We cover all areas of planning and the related disciplines such as; heritage, urban design and economics.

We employ a large team of consultants who spend all day, every day in their sector, deepening their networks and industry knowledge which in turn enables us to provide the highest levels of service to our clients and candidates.

Working closely with Local Authorities, Consultancies and Developers of all sizes across the UK, we assist in finding candidates at all levels such as Graduates, MRTPI Planners through to Senior Directors.


Meet the team

Matt Fraser

Team Manager

Matt has close to 20 years recruitment experience and works tirelessly for his candidates until he finds them the very best career move, or an outstanding candidate to help his client’s company and team grow.  Outside of work Matt enjoys all manner of sports and fitness including Tennis, Golf, Football and more recently Triathlons!

Matt Fraser

Harriet Allan

Team Manager

Harriet has a BSc in Business and Information Technology and has 11 years' recruitment experience. She initially helped Penguin develop its presence in the Sustainability sector and now helps lead the Planning function.  Outside of work Harriet can normally be found walking her two dogs on the Gower and cheering on Swansea City FC.

Harriet Allan

Katy Thorne

Senior Consultant

Katy has 4 years’ experience working within recruitment after completing her BSc within Business Management. With good candidate and client relationships in the market Katy works hard to ensure she gets to know her clients and candidates well in order to meet their needs.  Outside of work, Katy enjoys walking, eating out and socialising with her friends and family.

Katy Thorne

The levels we typical recruit to are;

  • Graduate / Assistant Planner
  • Town Planner
  • Senior Planner
  • Principal / Associate Planner
  • Associate Director
  • Director / Partner

Job seeker or Client with a vacancy?

If you are a candidate actively searching, or considering your options please get in touch and we can develop a detailed profile for you and start suggesting suitable roles!

If you are a client with a vacancy, please contact one of the above Consultants who will take down a brief, answer any questions you may have, and then start the search for your next employee!

Meet All The Team

Receive Job Alerts

Register to receive job alerts in your sector.

Subscribe to Penguin Recruitment
Penguin Recruitment Testimonials

Pin It on Pinterest