Consultant hires Ivor Catto from Atkins to replace Tim Wade in December

Hyder Consulting has appointed Ivor Catto chief executive, with effect from 1 December.

Catto, who is group managing director of Atkins’ design and engineering solutions business, will replace Tim Wade, who is retiring.

Company chairman Alan Thomas said: “Hyder has grown very successfully over the last nine years under Tim's leadership and we are pleased to have appointed someone of Ivor’s calibre to take the company through the next phase of its development.”