All the latest industry moves

Brian Rice and Chris Barker have been appointed operations directors of the contracting and development companies respectively of the Gadd Group. Steve Major has been appointed director of planning and design for the development company.

Lewis & Hickey Architects has appointed Michael Gallagher to the executive board. John Meade becomes managing director of its Guildford office and Alistair Wilson associate.

Laurence Reilly has been made commerical director of Aberdeen-based safety specialist Safety at Height Services.

Ian Billington has been promoted to partner of Hoare Lea Consulting Engineers. He joined the company as a senior engineer in 1993.

White Young Green Consulting has appointed David Jones to the board with responsibility for engineering and management services within the Cardiff office.

Multidisciplinary consultant GVA Grimley’s Manchester office has appointed Alyas Khan to its planning and development team.

Architect HOK has appointed Stefan Jakobek the practice’s head of schools architecture. He was previously city architect at Portsmouth council.

Sharon Fereday has been appointed marketing and communications manager at Black Country Housing and Community Services Group.

John Onslow has been appointed director for development for Cambridgeshire’s Infrastructure Partnership. He was previously assistant director of planning at Cambridgeshire council.

Geographic information systems supplier GGP Systems has recruited Gill Dickson (right) to spearhead the company’s business development.

Stephen Lyons, Adam Mansell, Jamie Foster and David Dart have joined the sales team of insulation manufacturer Xtratherm.