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Shannon O'Sullivan

Senior Consultant
  • Town Planning Division

About Shannon

Shannon is one of our outstanding Senior Consultants, specialising in Town Planning for Local Authorities in the South West. With her ability to build fantastic relationships with both candidates and clients, she has become the most trusted recruiter for this market. Her comprehensive understanding of the industry and her empathetic approach make her exceptional at matching the right people with the right opportunities. Shannon’s nature ensures that candidates feel supported and understood throughout the recruitment process, while her keen insight allows her to grasp and meet the unique needs of her clients.


Shannon recruits candidates at all levels, from Graduate positions through to Director roles, specifically in:

  • Development Management

  • Planning Policy

  • Planning Enforcement

  • Conservation & Heritage  


Originally from Wales, Shannon moved to London to study Criminology. After five years in the city, she is thriving in the fast-paced environment but still cherishes her visits back to the Welsh countryside for a well-deserved break.


In her free time, Shannon loves to explore new cities on weekend breaks, immersing herself in different cultures and experiences. She’s an avid reader, always on the lookout for a good book, and enjoys keeping up with the latest Netflix series.


What words the team use to describe Shannon...






Shannon was as lovely as I remember her and very professional helpful and honest. She worked quickly and arranged an interview within a couple of hours from putting my CV forward. She has a friendly attitude and is not pushy.

Planning Enforcement Officer

Shannon is extremely helpful and hard working.

Principal Policy Officer

Been brilliant working with Shannon, she is always so upbeat and relaxed in her approach - a people person and very efficient too. Really makes the effort to get to know you and build a working relationship. Highly rate her as a recruitment consultant.

Senior Conservation Officer

Great to work with. Straight forward and trustworthy. Really easy to do business with.

Planning Enforcement Team Leader

Shannon is always very friendly. She communicates very well in an open and honest manner. Quite a rarity amongst recruitment agencies!

Planning Officer

Great agent. Like talking to a friend.

Planning Enforcement Officer

Shannon was vey helpful in finding me a contractor role which ended up lasting a year. She is friendly and helpful to deal with and I would happily continue working with Shannon again in the future.

Senior Planning Officer

Shannon O'Sullivan has been a delight to work with and has been really great in sorting out any issues that have arisen during the contract job. Miss Shannon is one of the best agents I have worked with, especially over the 19 year period I have been a Planning Contractor.

Planning Officer

Shannon has been brilliant to work with and has kept me updated with jobs that were coming up when I was looking. Unlike other agencies Park Avenue always find suitable jobs at the level I am looking at and in the right areas. Not as much can be said of other agencies who contact me! Keep up the good work!

Planning Officer

I feel that Shannon understands what I am looking for and keeps me informed, is always pleasant and makes me feel that I am not just a faceless person as many other recruiters do. I would highly recommend her.

Principal Planning Officer

Shannon has been an amazing recruiter, she has sorted everything out for me so efficiently to ensure that I have had a very smooth start to contracting, and is so friendly and great to chat to! Thank you so much to Shannon and the team :)

Planning Officer

Shannon was always available to field questions and queries regarding my interview, first day etc and continues to offer and provide support when required. Easy going, yet professional, she and Park Avenue generally, is where I point prospective contractors.

Senior Planner