East Midlands-based construction group DE Clegg has appointed Bill Fiddian managing director of Clegg Construction. Steve Giltrap joins as managing director of Clegg Food Projects. He will take over from David Short (left), who becomes group managing director.

Contrad Construction, the privately owned chartered building company, has appointed Jane Richardson marketing and training manager.


Karen Parker has been appointed sales manager for the Gleeson Homes North-west region.

Kate Palmer, previously with Barratt Homes, has joined Persimmon Homes as sales controller in its East Yorkshire office. Keri Jolly has been appointed sales adviser.


Construction and property consultant RLF, formerly known as RLF Hart Gilmore, has promoted Paul Jackson to associate.

Fire safety engineer Simon Lay (right) has joined construction and property professional WSP Group as an associate in its fire consultancy division.

Mike Cocks has been appointed managing director of Osborne's civil engineering and rail division.

Project management and construction consultant Capital Monbar has appointed Michael Richardson construction manager.


The British Woodworking Federation has appointed Richard Lambert director. He succeeds Kevin Cubbage, who is retiring after six years.

Jacky Banyard of Cala Homes has been appointed chair of the House Builders Federation's Yorkshire-based marketing group.


Jean Pierre Luc Giovanni has been appointed business development director for facilities manager Emcor's managed works/technology division.