South-west contractor EBC Construction has appointed Mark Twomey and Lee Whitford quantity surveyors in the Plymouth office.

Nigel Tonge has been promoted to group business development manager at Yorkshire-based Paul Caddick Holdings.

Leeds-based Roberts has promoted John Scouller to commercial director.

Shirley-Anne Fison and Sue Mifsud have joined Midas Construction as marketing co-ordinators.


Simon Nicholls has been appointed senior surveyor in the building surveying department of Vail Williams. David Bassett joins the team as surveyor and Steve Davies has been promoted to associate partner.

Gwyn Chanter has joined Glenigan Group as client training manger.

Nick Blackman has joined building surveyor The Building Consultancy as partner.

Architect Ryder Company has promoted Paul Seymour to principal architect.

Peter Smith has been appointed partner in the construction group of law firm Manches.

Shepherd Engineering Services has appointed Paul Weale M&E services manager at its new Birmingham office. John Sambridge joins the team as business development engineer.

Thomas and Adamson has promoted Brian Donaldson and Chris Narrowmore to partners.

Robert Dale has become an equity partner at Daniel Connal Partnership. Christian Mountney and Peter Foskett have joined as senior surveyors.

Richard Bate has been appointed planning adviser to the Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Select Committee of the House of Commons.


Ellmore Construction chairman Chris Ellmore has been elected chairman of the National Federation of Builders (North East).

Paula Hay-Plumb has been appointed chief executive of the Commission for New Towns and English Partnerships.

Fergus Comiskey has been made chairman of the National Cavity Insulation Association.


Severn Trent group chief executive Victor Cocker has been made a non-executive director of Railtrack.