Former chief executive of Schofield Lothian will be developing business opportunities at dispute resoultion specialist

Keith Kirkwood, former chief executive of consultant Schofield Lothian, has joined the dispute resolution specialist Driver Group as a non-executive director.

Kirkwood, who left Schofield at the end of May this year, will be involved in developing business opportunities in programme management and dispute resolution. He will officially take up his post on 1 October.

Kirkwood replaces David Clements who will step down from his role as a non-executive director on 30 September

In June the Driver Group reported pre-tax profit had risen from £0.85m to £0.02m. The interim results for the six months to 31 March also showed turnover was up from £4.1m to £4.3m .