Contractors Construction contractor Snape has promoted Robert Bath to commercial director.

Construction contractor Allen has promoted Neville Colvin to regional director for the Midlands and the South-west.

Northern contractor Totty Construction has appointed Mark Peatfield construction director.

Clugston Group, the Scunthorpe-based construction, property development and distribution services company, has appointed John Burnett chief executive for construction operations.

Housebuilders Paul Scorer, formerly of WS Atkins, has been appointed procurement manager at Alfred McAlpine Homes Northumbria.

Lee Benson has been made a director of Birmingham-based housebuilder Central Homes.

Consultants Architectural consultant Benoy has appointed Tom Gent and Gary Thomason to project architects. Thorburn Colquhoun has appointed four new board directors: David Bennison, Keith Holloway, David Dunster and Jim Travers.

Andy Carr, formerly of JMP Consultants, has joined WSP Group as principal transport planner in the Newcastle office.

International quantity surveyor WT Partnership has appointed Femi Bamiro, Mark Cresswell, Clare Goggin and Matt Taylor associate directors.

Richard Barrett, David Jennings and Andrew Ryan have been appointed directors at EPR Architects.

Moss Northern, part of Kier Group, has appointed Laurence Law regional design manager for the North-west.

Oliver Stocken, former group finance director at Barclays, and Stephen Howard, group chief executive of Cookson, have joined Caradon as non-executive directors.

InstitutionsMichael Dickson, a founding partner of Buro Happold, has been appointed chairman of the Construction Industry Council.

Malcolm Parry, head of the Welsh School of Architecture, has been elected president of the newly formed Society of Light and Lighting.

Michael Hockey of MW Kellogg has been elected president of the Engineering Construction Industry Association.