Watford-based maintenance and M&E contractor Procare Building Services has appointed construction industry expert Kim Brown to a business development role within its corporate team.


Des Mason has joined South Yorkshire-based Haslam Homes as a construction manager.

Galliford Try Partnerships, the specialist affordable housing business unit within Galliford Try, has promoted Martin Hearn to design-and-build manager.

Doncaster-based Strata Homes has recruited Patrick Milne as group marketing manager.


Tony Mobbs, managing director of Yorkshire-based Robinson Architects, has been appointed group managing director of Robinson Design Group.

Transport planner and engineer JMP Consulting has recruited Stacey Silverman as a senior transport planner in its Manchester office.


Michael Walker, director and head of risk management at Currie & Brown Consulting, has been elected Chairman of the Institute of Risk Management for 2006.

Yasmin Chopin has been appointed director of the British Wood Preserving and Dampproofing Association, to succeed Chris Coggins who retires in May 2006.

Wendy Frampton of Armstrong World Industries has been elected president of the Association of Interior Specialists.


Paul Neilson has been appointed managing director at cellular PVC maker Kestrel-BCE.

Pilkington Building Products - UK & Ireland, the manufacturer of glass products, has appointed David Pinder managing director.