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New Head of Planning and Building Standards (24/08/11)
The Highland Council has appointed a new Head of Planning and Building Standards.
He is Malcolm MacLeod, the Council's Development Plans Manager.
Malcolm succeeds Richard Hartland, who has taken up a senior post with Moray Council.
Originally from the Western Isles, Malcolm joined the Council in 1998 from Ayrshire and has worked on a wide range of planning projects right across the Highlands since then.
He said: "I am delighted to have been appointed in this challenging role at an exciting time for the Highlands. I look forward to leading the Planning & Building Standards team to deliver high quality developments in the right places while improving our performance and customer service. "