Former UK boss Donald Lawson replaces Richard Hall following retirement

Consultant Faithful+Gould has appointed Donald Lawson as its worldwide chief executive officer. The announcement follows the retirement this month of Richard Hall after 40 years of service with the firm.

Lawson has been F+G’s UK chief operating officer since 2006 having joined the firm in 1986.

A supporter of the construction industry’s low carbon agenda, Lawson championed the development of Faithful+Gould’s recently launched Sustainability and Carbon Management Division.

He has overseen the delivery of major projects in the energy and manufacturing sectors, including a contract to support EDF Energy’s Nuclear New Build programme with the provision of quantity surveyor and contract management expertise.

Lawson will start his new position on 1 May.