Contrad Construction has appointed Colin Sims construction manager. He will be responsible for projects in the west London area.

Construction group Morgan Sindall's fit-out division has appointed John Scott health and safety manager.

Sharron Taylor and Pamela Brown (left) have joined Furlong Homes' sales team in its office in Islington, north London. Antler Homes has appointed Geoff Potton chief executive for the firm's Surrey office.

Jonathan Clogg (left), former director of Chesterton and Chelverton Properties, has been appointed commercial property director for Ashwell Property Group.

Warwickshire property development company Pettifer Group has promoted Lisa Goodfellow to group news manager.

Gerry Ackerman has joined quantity surveyor Cyril Sweett as associate director of project management. Aki Tserpelis has been appointed senior project manager and Jason Fleming and Ian Mitchell have joined as senior cost consultants.

Multidisciplinary consultant Barton Willmore has appointed Hannah Leary senior planner in its Reading office. Kathryn Anderson has joined as urban design and master planning associate.

John Swales has been made managing director of ESGL, the environmental arm of construction support services group Mowlem.

North west-based commercial law firm Brabners Chaffe Street has promoted Simon Jones to partner.

Chris Murray has been made director of partners at architectural body CABE.

Mike Nevitt, marketing director of Corus Building Systems' Kalzip operation, has been appointed president of the Council for Aluminium in Building.