Stephen Foster has joined maintenance and small works contractor Martin Smith & Foster as manager of its business in Dormansland, Surrey.

Martin White has joined Try Accord as marketing director.

Electrical contractor Hills Electrical has appointed Allan Carson business development manager for Scotland.


Nicola Taylor has joined the Northern division of Redrow Homes as financial controller. Also in the Northern division, Barbara Wright has been promoted to field sales manager and David Owen has been appointed structural engineer.

Wimpey Homes has appointed Tony Watling Yorkshire regional director. He will be based in Leeds.

David Keep has joined Charles Church as construction director for the South Midlands.


Dave Hampton has been promoted to the board of ABS Consulting.

Building services engineer Roberts & Partners has promoted Mike Baker and Robert Treadwell to associates.

Building services consulting engineer JDP has promoted Gerry Parford to associate director.

Richard Cleaver and Richard Hand have been promoted to partners in construction consultant Ridge and Partners. Chris Ford, Graham Blackburn, Daryl Atkinson and John Turnbull have been made associates.

Stuart Haddrell has been appointed director of leisure projects and business development at The Centre for Facilities Consultancy.

Contracts consultant James R Knowles has promoted John Mason to executive director in the Liverpool office. Paul Almond and Allan Wood have been made regional directors in Knutsford, Cheshire.


Neil Dransfield has been appointed president of the British Institute of Architectural Technologists.

Dalkia managing director Prue Redfern has been appointed chairman of the Business Services Association.

Iain Carter has been appointed health and safety training manager at the National House Building Council.


Dai Roberts has joined British Gypsum as area sales director for London and the South-east.