This week's movers and shakers...


Rock & Alluvium, the Galliford Try subsidiary specialising in ground engineering, has appointed Rob Jensen (right) a regional manager.


Allison Homes has appointed Sue Nash area sales manager for the Central region.

Persimmon Homes has made several promotions at its South Midlands office in Studley. Stuart Pearson has been promoted to technical director-designate, Barry Quartermain becomes technical manager, and Adrian Clift is project manager.


Boutique project management company Concept has appointed Martin Cheesman, a specialist in healthcare project management, to bolster its PFI team.

Safety consultant PCM Safety has recruited Cinzia Rowley as a safety consultant.

Construction and property consultant Bucknall Austin has welcomed several recruits: Jamie Byrne joins the London office as senior building surveyor and Steven Edwards joins as senior project manager; the Birmingham office has appointed Andrew Hogg project manager; Tom Wright joins the Bristol team as assistant project manager and Jake Thornton becomes trainee building surveyor; and Sarah Kendall will be assistant cost engineer at British Nuclear Group.

Julie Prentice and Luke Carter have joined the London planning team of property consultant Drivers Jonas as associate partner and senior surveyor respectively.


Quartermile, the £350m redevelopment of the former Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, has appointed Aisling Dunphy sales and marketing director.


The British Interior Design Association has elected Diana Yakeley chairman.


Jamie Schneider has joined kitchen and bedroom maker J & J Ormerod as South-west sales manager.