Planning consultancy launches second office in Australia

PJA, the Birmingham-based transport planning, engineering and placemaking consultancy, has opened an office in Perth, Australia and welcomed two new members of staff.

Tanya Moran and Tim Judd have been appointed to lead the new base, which is located at St Martins Tower in the the Central Business District.

Moran has joined as director, having previously worked at Stantec as a principal transport engineer where she led the successful growth of the Perth transport team.

Judd has been appointed as director and previously worked at Stantec as a senior principal.

The new Perth branch follows the success of PJA’s Melbourne office which launched in 2019 and has seen continued growth despite recent lockdowns.

Melbourne director Sam Williams said: “This is an exciting time for PJA’s growth in Australia, with Perth being a significant growth area for us in transport, sustainable infrastructure and placemaking.

“We can’t think of a better leadership team than Tanya and Tim to expand our expertise and influence their respective markets bringing together PJA’s vision of creating better places through great design. We look forward to providing exceptional results for our clients.”

This latest office launch comes just weeks after PJA relocated its Birmingham headquarters and Manchester office, both in the UK, to accommodate its growing workforce.