John Jackson has been appointed regional director of Alfred McAlpine. He will be responsible for the company’s civil engineering business in London and the South-east.

South east-based Loweth has appointed Graham Scott managing director. He succeeds Stuart Redcliffe, who remains as chairman. Richard Baker has been appointed finance director and company secretary.

John Evans has been made managing director of Wrekin Construction. In addition, Simon Frain becomes chief executive. Brian Hammond has joined the construction division of Bath-based Halsall Construction as contracts manager.

Andy Thomas, previously with Balfour Beatty, has joined HBG Construction as regional director, based at the firm’s Manchester office. Richard Fielder becomes director of HBG’s private finance initiative projects.


Housebuilder Linden Homes Chiltern has promoted Gary Taylor as associate development director.

Berkeley Group has appointed James Corr, formerly of Polypipe, group finance director.


Simon Copp has joined Building Recruitment Company as regional manager.

Stephen Allen of Brown & Co has been promoted to partnership secretary.

Perth-based consulting engineer TA Millard Partnership has appointed Ian Sandeman, former project manager with Allen Gordon & Co, senior structural engineer.

Land planning and design consultant Derek Lovejoy Partnership has made the following promotions. Jeremy Peachey has been made associate director. Lisa Toyne, Paj Valley and Matthew Quayle in London, and Alison Postlethwaite and Richard Vickers in Leicester have all been promoted to senior associates. Toby Jones and Mark Rose have become associates.

Cost consultant Currie & Brown has appointed Chris Wood an associate in its Leeds office.


Robert Lench has been elected president of the West Midlands region of the Engineering Employers Federation.