Sterof has appointed Steve Cottrell commercial manager and Mike Hogg management surveyor.

Ian Falshaw has joined Harrison Developments of Malton, North Yorkshire, as associate director of developments.

Weaver Construction, which is based in Mexborough, South Yorkshire, has appointed Julian Kawecki managing director.


Lovell has appointed Bob Codling finance director. He will be based in Tamworth, Staffordshire. Persimmon Homes has made Gordon Innes managing director of its West Central Scotland region.


Property consultancy Chesterton has appointed Garth Fox surveyor in its Manchester building and development services department.

Architect Aukett Europe has promoted Ian Logan to assistant director in London. James Drummond has become an associate based in Glasgow.

Consulting engineer Blyth & Blyth has promoted John Deasy to the board. He will be responsible for facilities management services.

Jo Healey has been made project administrator for the major project group of building surveyor Tuffin Ferraby & Taylor in Bristol. Darren Charles joins the Bristol office as partnering facilitator.

Cochrane McGregor & Associates, which specialises in interior design and space planning, has promoted Nigel Tresise to the board. Michael Harris has also joined the firm.

Consulting engineer SVM Group has appointed Andrew Hayman an associate director. He will head the London office.

Derek Price has been appointed a director of Birmingham-based chartered surveyor Blizzards.


Leeds Metropolitan University professor of construction management John Bale has been elected president of the Chartered Institute of Building.

The Association of Consulting Engineers has elected former chairman John Bowcock an honourary member. Jeannie Edwards is the first woman to be elected to the ruling council.


Geoff May has been made managing director of Eclipse – a joint venture business with consulting engineer Roberts & Partners – not managing director of Roberts & Partners.