Appointment one of several senior changes at firm and Dutch parent Arcadis

Alan Brookes

EC Harris has appointed a new boss in the UK, as the consultant and its Dutch parent company Arcadis rang in several senior changes for the New Year.

Alan Brookes (pictured), who previously ran EC Harris’ Asia business, will move to head up the UK division.

He replaces Tim Neal, who is becoming global director for buildings with Arcadis.

Matt Bennion leaves that role to become corporate development director for Arcadis, while Graham Kean steps up to fill the vacated role of EC Harris’ head of Asia.  

Meanwhile, John Williams, Arcadis’ Middle East boss, joins the firm’s senior management committee.

EC Harris chief executive Philip Youell has also taken on additional responsibility for Arcadis marketing and communications.