Movers and shakers this week...


Geoffrey Osborne has appointed Steve Lawrenson land manager for its homes division.


East Anglia-based Alison Homes has recruited Matthew Jackson as area land manager.

Jenny Hutchinson has joined Charles Church South East as commercial director.


John Bedson has joined Manchester Airport Developments as senior project manager.

Urban regeneration company Opportunity Peterborough has appointed Jody Tableporter chief executive officer.


Ried Architecture has announced several promotions in its London office: Peter Farmer and Nigel Ostime have been promoted to directors, and Daniel Berube, Simon Dobson and Carlos Elsesser have been promoted to associate directors.

Gordon Ainsworth has joined Crowters, an international construction dispute specialist based in Coventry, as principal consultant quantity surveyor. Gordon was previously based in the Abu Dhabi office of High-Point Rendell as technical/commercial director.


Peter Ricknell has begun a two-year term of office as president of the Association of Project Safety.


Aggreko, rental operator for power, temperature control and oil-free compressed air systems, has appointed Jeff Short area sales manager for the central region.

Mark Horsley has been appointed area sales manager for the Midlands by air distribution product manufacturer Waterloo Air Products.

Pressure pipe manufacturer Durapipe has appointed two area sales managers, Jan Parker and Richard Rayner, for the North-west and Yorkshire and the North-east respectively.