Who's making career moves this week


Chris Strong has been appointed managing director of Skinner Construction, based in Sidmouth, Devon.

Midlands contractor Adonis Construction has recruited Adam Frankling (pictured) as business development manager.


Countryside Properties has announced the appointment of two senior directors to its northern division: Barry Holmes joins as regional regeneration director and Les Brown has joined as regional project director responsible for the Lower Broughton project, Countryside Properties' largest ever urban regeneration and renewal scheme.


project management consultant Capital Project Consultancy has appointed Alex McDonald senior consultant in its Cardiff office.

Multidisciplinary consultant Atkins has appointed Andrew Hugill director of central and local government services, in the business development unit of its highways and transportation division.

Stephen Bailey has been named managing director of Chong Partners London and associate partner of Chong Partners Architecture.

Construction consultant Cyril Sweett has recruited project director David Dodd and senior project manager Mike Richards to its Leeds office.

Cambridge-based workplace design and management firm Breathe Group has recruited Clive Steele as design manager and Natalie Keuroghlian as business development manager.


Mark Newton has returned to Simons Developments as development director. From 1998-2004 he worked for Simons as a senior property developer.

The British Land Company has nominated Andrew Jones and Tim Roberts, members of the executive committee, to join the full board.

Mike Jones (pictured) has been appointed managing director of Midlands developer Oakmoor Estates.