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Saturday04 July 2015

Appointments

Graham Dalton

Highways England reveals new chief executive

18 Jun 15

Former Heathrow Airport Ltd MD Jim O’Sullivan will take over from Graham Dalton in July

Construction site

Sir Robert McAlpine makes two senior hires

12 Jun 15

Contractor appoints commercial director and regional manager for London and the South-east

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Skanska UK senior management shake-up

5 Jun 15

UK arm of nordic construction giant has shaken up its management

The Shanghai skyline with its tallest tower by Gensler Architects

Ridge launches first overseas office in China

20 May 15

SME consultant opens office in China to break into Asian market

Nick Clare

JLL poaches Aecom director to head project management arm

7 May 15

Nick Clare, former Aecom commercial sector director, attracted by JLL’s ‘ambitious growth plan’

Swansea tidal lagoon

Andrew McNaughton joins Tidal Lagoon Power

28 Apr 15

Ex-CEO of Balfour Beatty appointed director of engineering for new Swansea lagoon

Jon Dedman

Gleeds poaches Aecom London QS boss

17 Apr 15

Jon Dedman tasked with growing the Gleeds building services team

Brian Zhang

T&T makes senior China hire

9 Apr 15

Consultant hires new South-east China director

Carlos Pone

Aecom appoints Africa chief exec

7 Apr 15

Pone responsible for leading the firm’s growth strategy for the continent

Balfour

Laing O'Rourke recruits ex-Balfour director

1 Apr 15

Bob Clark retired from Balfour Beatty in October

David Thomas

Barratt FD to succeed Mark Clare as chief exec

27 Mar 15

Clare to step down as chief executive after nine years leading the housebuilder

Sadie Morgan

Sadie Morgan appointed chair of HS2 design panel

23 Mar 15

Director of dRMM appointed chair of independent panel to oversee design quality of mammoth HS2 project

Mark Naysmith WSP

WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff unveil UK leadership team

26 Feb 15

Former WSP UK managing director Mark Naysmith will run the combined division

Douglas McCormick

Sweett hires former Atkins MD as chief exec

23 Feb 15

Douglas McCormick will take the helm at Sweett next month

Rob Watts

Construction appointments: 20 February 2015

20 Feb 15

Stanhope, TP Bennett and WSP are among the companies announcing appointments and promotions

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Osborne chief exec to step down

16 Feb 15

David Fison to hand over to Osborne’s construction boss after six years as chief exec

Tony Dixon

Morgan Sindall London boss replaced after 10 months

6 Feb 15

The head of Morgan Sindall’s London construction business has been replaced after just 10 months in the job

Alan Brookes

Arcadis unveils senior leadership team

4 Feb 15

Consultant reshuffles senior team in wake of Hyder acquisition

Balfour Beatty

Balfour hires £400k-a-year finance boss

20 Jan 15

Recruitment of Philip Harrison is latest move in boardroom shake-up

HCA chief executive Bob Kerslake

Peabody lines up Kerslake for chairman role

9 Jan 15

Head of civil service takes up role this summer

Murray Rowden

T&T boss named chair of Constructing Excellence

12 Dec 14

T&T infrastructure boss Murray Rowden named chairman of Constructing Excellence

China

T&T boosts China and US divisions with senior hires

10 Dec 14

Consultant announces four senior appointments

Duncan Green and Joanna Griffin Shaw

Pick Everard names senior management team

1 Dec 14

Consultant appoints new senior partner and management partner

Ryder

Architect Ryder on recruitment drive

20 Nov 14

Practice hires 13 architects, including Glasgow-based director

Sean Birrane

Lakehouse appoints new chief executive

31 Oct 14

Contractor promotes Sean Birrane to lead the firm, amid major senior management reshuffle

Wembley and Etihad stadiums

HOK picks London boss as it targets UK growth

31 Oct 14

US architect transfers Daniel Hajjar from Dubai office to helm new strategy with emphasis on sport architecture

Balfour Beatty infographic 17 October

City hails Balfour Beatty’s new chief executive

17 Oct 14

Outgoing Qinetiq chief executive Leo Quinn promises to ‘restore Balfour Beatty to its rightful place on the global stage’

Kenneth Wood

Sweett makes two senior appointments

30 Sep 14

Consultant appoints executive operations director and a European deputy managing director

Keith Clarke

Ex-Atkins boss appointed to £850m Swansea tidal project

22 Sep 14

Former Atkins chief executive appointed as non-executive chair on Swansea tidal lagoon power project

Laurence Brett

Aecom promotes 20 to become UK directors

1 Sep 14

Hires take total number of new directors this year to 55

Peter Jacobs

Wilson James hires former Morgan Sindall London boss

19 Aug 14

Peter Jacobs joins logistics firm’s board as non-executive director

Mark Hoyland

Balfour Beatty appoints new boss for troubled M&E business

7 Aug 14

Former Peverel Property Services boss to handle turn-around of Balfour’s mechanical and electrical engineering division

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Babcock appoints international chief executive

29 Jul 14

Firm promotes finance director to head up its overseas operations

Phil Todd

Atkins hires major projects boss

22 Jul 14

Atkins has hired Phill Todd from engineering group Fluor as group managing director for major projects

Simon Ayers

Trustmark appoints new boss

21 Jul 14

Simon Ayers joins quality body from Capita

John Dodds

Sweett appoints John Dodds as chairman

17 Jul 14

Severfield chair and former Kier boss will head up Sweett board

Colette O'Shea

Colette O'Shea takes over BCO presidency

17 Jul 14

O’Shea formally takes over role and pledges to put occupier “centre stage”

Mike Johnson

Hyde Group hires London development boss

3 Jul 14

Housing association has appointed a development director for London

Steve Hollingswood

Former Laing O'Rourke boss joins £850m Swansea tidal project

1 Jul 14

Laing O’Rourke’s former Australian boss to lead the construction of £850m Swansea tidal lagoon power project

Alun Williams

Balfour Beatty makes four senior hires

27 Jun 14

Contractor boosts major projects, regional and engineering services businesses

Balfour Beatty

Two more Balfour Beatty directors jump ship for Osborne

18 Jun 15

Director of design and bid director follow Mike Peskin to rival contractor

Nuclear

Horizon makes senior hire on two new nuclear power plants

10 Jun 15

Client behind two proposed nuclear power plants announces another senior appointment

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Crown Estate appoints new head of regional portfolio

4 Jun 15

Hannah Milne appointed head of The Crown Estate’s regional portfolio.

Paul Deighton

Lord Deighton replaced as infrastructure tsar

14 May 15

Well-known economist Jim O’Neill becomes new commercial secretary to the Treasury

Tom Gent

Mace makes two senior hires

7 May 15

Contractor hires technology experts from rivals Laing O’Rourke and Sisk Construction

Steve Hollingshead

Murphy hires former Laing O'Rourke exec as CEO

27 Apr 15

Contractor J Murphy & Sons appoints Steve Hollingshead as new chief executive

Carillion director takes Countryside non-exec role

14 Apr 15

Richard Adam takes finance position at the housebuilder

Stuart Doughty

Ex-Costain boss joins Balfour board

9 Apr 15

Stuart Doughty joins Balfour as non-executive director

Aubrey Adams

L&Q appoints former Savills boss as chair

2 Apr 15

Aubrey Adams to take over from Turlogh O’Brien at London housing association

Former Laing O'Rourke director lands top MOD job

30 Mar 15

Former Laing O’Rourke chief operating officer Tony Douglas hired by UK government

Alain Michaelis

Rolls Royce man to helm Keller

24 Mar 15

Alain Michaelis will become chief executive of contractor in May

Andrew Costa and Tim Jeffrey

Ryder poaches senior architect from Jestico & Whiles

19 Mar 15

Andrew Costa becomes Ryder architectural director in its London office

Handshake

Bovis appoints group finance director

26 Feb 15

Housebuilder appoints Earl Sibley

Peter Baker HSE

HSE appoints new construction inspector

20 Feb 15

Peter Baker switches chemicals and explosives health and safety brief for construction

John Allan

Tesco hires Barratt man as chairman

18 Feb 15

Retail giant adds Barratt chairman John Allan to its board

Philip Aiken

Balfour Beatty picks new chairman

11 Feb 15

Contractor picks energy and mining figure to run board

Majella Lynch

Construction appointments: 6 February 2015

6 Feb 15

IM Properties, Lovell and Parsons Brinckerhoff are among the companies announcing appointments and promotions

Former Sir Robert McAlpine boss joins Keltbray

28 Jan 15

Vince Corrigan was director of McAlpine’s London and South-east business

Birmingham HS2 3

HS2 hires two for senior team

15 Jan 15

Infrastructure client appoints two to its top team

HS2

HS2 hires ex-Lend Lease boss

6 Jan 15

Infrastructure firm hires procurement boss who left the Australian construction giant at the end of last year

Interview

RLB shakes up team to run 'like a partnership'

12 Dec 14

UK divison undergoes senior management shake-up that promotes more ‘collegiate’ management approach

Robert Boell

Construction appointments: 5 December 2014

5 Dec 14

Gensler, Scott Brownrigg and WYG are among firms announcing appointments and promotions

Barry  Coltrini

Construction appointments: 21 November 2014

21 Nov 14

Cundall , Essential Living and Colt are among the firms announcing promotions and appointments this week

Lance Taylor

Former RLB boss Lance Taylor joins Persimmon

12 Nov 14

Taylor joins UK’s largest housebuilder as South-east development director

Kier

Kier hires ex-Morgan Sindall infrastructure boss

31 Oct 14

Exclusive: Former Morgan Sindall managing director of infrastructure joins rival to head up regional division

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Construction appointments: 19 October 2014

24 Oct 14

HS2 Ltd, Osborne and Gardiner & Theobald are among the firms announcing promotions and appointments this week

Richard Stearn

Berkeley poaches Quintain finance director

7 Oct 14

Berkeley Group lures back former finance boss from rival developer Quintain

Keller

Keller chief to step down

26 Sep 14

Justin Atkinson announces he will leave the role of chief executive at the end of 2015

Construction appointments: 19 September 2014

19 Sep 14

Lend Lease, Ryden and Haworth Estates are among the firms announcing promotions and appointments this week

Heather Bryant

Construction Appointments: 22 August 2014

22 Aug 14

Persimmon Homes, Balfour Beatty and Mitie are among the companies announcing appointments and promotions

Colin Whitfield

Bouygues UK appoints new QS boss

8 Aug 14

Group commercial director charged with expanding Bouygues UK’s 230-strong QS team

Michael Cooper

Construction appointments: 1 August 2014

1 Aug 14

Mite, Parsons Brinckerhoff and CBRE are among the firms and organisations announcing promotions and appointments

Construction appointments: 25 July 2014

25 Jul 14

McLaren Construction, Lovell and JH Shouksmith and Sons are among the firms announcing appointments this week

Clive Anderson

WYG launches major projects unit

22 Jul 14

Consultant appoints Clive Anderson to lead the new division

Mark Colby

Construction appointments: 18 July 2014

18 Jul 14

PCKO, Pick Everard and Aecom are among the firms announcing appointments and promotions this week

Chris Powell

DBK appoints two new partners

17 Jul 14

Consultant promotes two staff focusing on private residential and commercial sectors

Peter Mawson

Construction appointments: 4 July 2014

4 Jul 14

Capita, John Rowan and Partners and Atkins are among the firms announcing appointments and promotions this week

Tomas Neeson

Cundall appoints new boss

1 Jul 14

Tomás Neeson takes over from David Dryden as managing partner at engineerign consultant

Andrew Henderson

WSP makes string of senior hires

30 Jun 14

Consultant strengthens its building service business

Mark Langdale

EC Harris makes two senior hires

11 Jun 14

Firm makes two senior appointments in its public sector team

Interviews

Robin Butler

Interview: Robin Butler

7 May 15

Developer Urban & Civic plans to build 40,000 homes on difficult, large sites - and after a key acquisition, looks well on the path to achieving that. We meet MD Robin Butler as he scours the land for housebuilders

Mark Naysmith

Interview: Mark Naysmith

9 Apr 15

Since becoming UK chief of WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff following last year’s merger, Mark Naysmith has been busy integrating the two firms into one combined company

Haydn Mursell

Interview: Haydn Mursell

27 Mar 15

Haydn Mursell, Kier’s third chief executive in five years, is keen to maintain the firm’s traditional financial disciplines, while using his background in corporate mergers and acquisitions to push for future growth. Will he manage it?

Nick Taylor

Interview: Nick Taylor

19 Mar 15

Nick Taylor closed the Russian office of his company, Waterman Group, one month before Putin annexed the Crimea. He explains why pulling back from developing markets and focusing on the UK is right for the engineer

Peter Rogers

Interview: Peter Rogers

13 March 2015

Despite a career spent working on London’s skyline, Peter Rogers has never lost his hunger for a challenge. Which is just as well, as he’s taking on the Pinnacle, possibly the capital’s most troubled project

Steve Edge

Interview: Steve Edge

5 Feb 15

Six years ago designer Steve Edge was advocating corporate rebranding as a way of surviving the recession. Now that the market place is hotting up again, he thinks firms should be even more aware about their image

Stef Stefanou

Interview: Stef Stefanou

16 Jan 15

The former John Doyle chairman unpicks the events that led to the firm’s closure in 2012, and reveals how the industry exposed a darker side in his hour of need

Paul King

Interview: Paul King

11 Dec 14

Outgoing head of the UK Green Building Council Paul King sees an industry in large part willing to deliver the government’s green agenda. Unfortunately, the government itself has so badly undermined its own policies, the sector is no longer sure what that agenda is any more

John Assael

Interview: John Assael

2 Dec 14

John Assael’s ambition is to grow his practice, win awards and be known as a great employer. But he believes that it’s by achieving this last that the other two goals will be fulfilled. Meet the winner of Building’s Good Employer Guide.

Steve Morriss

Interview: Steve Morriss

28 Nov 14

The £2.3bn merger of US engineering giant Aecom with rival URS made it the UK’s second largest consultant. But where does it go from here and what does the merger mean for the UK? To find out, Building talked to Aecom’s EMEA boss Steve Morriss

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