John Howell has been promoted to managing director at Bovis Lelliott, the London-based Lend ease subsidiary that specialises in refurbishment.

Chris Pearce has been promoted to director of Payne Building Contractors in Southampton.


Beazer Homes Bedford has appointed Stephen Doherty, previously with Barratt Homes, land director.

Charles Church has appointed John Hawkins and Derek Harris site managers, based in Balsall Common and Cheltenham respectively.

Bristol-based housebuilder Linden Homes (Western) has appointed Ray Duffus associate planning and technical director.

Ward Homes has promoted Janet Burnell to sales director based in Kent.


GHM Group has appointed Matthew Jones engineering director at Engineering Solutions, its structural and civil engineering division. Martin Olive, formerly of Waterman Gore, has also been made an engineering director.

Helen Bidwell, previously with Taylor Young Urban Design, has joined social research and community consultation company Vision 21.

Kuan Mun Lee has joined Turner & Townsend International as senior facilities management consultant based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Chartered quantity surveyor Burtenshaws has appointed David Flaherty head of its dispute management team in Leeds.

Richard Pike has moved to Drivers Jonas’ Birmingham office to head its building surveying operations.

Simon Shulman has been promoted to marketing director at consultant Blundell MacCallum.

Currie & Brown has appointed Chris Rogers associate.

Robert McKibbin has joined High-Point Rendel, the international business, management and engineering consultant, as director of arbitration and litigation support.


Barbara Young has been appointed chief executive of the Environment Agency.

IEI business development manager Len Beale has been elected fellow of the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management.