Specialist contractor Concrete Repairs, part of Gleeson Group, has promoted Steve Jones to head of its new Bristol office.

Lord John Patten has been appointed a non-executive director of Amey.

Michael Rogers, previously with Birse Construction, has been appointed business development manager at McNicholas.

Dean & Dyball Construction has appointed Tim Westwood regional marketing manager for the South-west.


Christopher Rainsford has been made a partner in the Orpington office of Calford Seaden Partnership. Christopher Wills has joined the office as building surveyor.

Development and construction consultant Hall & Partners has appointed Peter Beatty executive director of major projects. Ron Kerr has joined as business development manager. Trish Pringle has been made facilities management manager. Nichol Weatherston has rejoined the firm as senior project manager.

Mark Maddock has joined Henry Boot Development as a development surveyor in the Bristol office.

Building Performance Group has appointed Paul Todd senior quantity surveyor.

Susan Cornah has been promoted to associate at BDP Planning in Manchester. Peter Tooher, Stephen Potter and Amy Sharpe have been made senior planning consultants. Justin Paul has joined as senior planning consultant and Andrea Voyce has joined as planning consultant.

Cunliffe Surveyors has appointed Noel Shearer an associate in its Bootle office.

Michael Stokes has been promoted to director of dispute resolution at multidisciplinary consultant High-Point Rendel.

Engineer Binnie Black & Veatch has appointed Mushtaq Kazi chief electrical engineer. Anthony Khoo has joined the firm as senior systems and control engineer.


The Association of Consulting Engineers has appointed Clare Bristow director of legal and professional affairs.

Wates Group chief executive Sir Christopher Wates has been appointed president of CRASH, the construction industry charity for the single homeless.


Amanda Watson has been appointed product manager in the marketing department of furniture manufacturer Symphony Group.

Formwork supplier SGB has appointed Mel Budd marketing director.