Birmingham council has recruited a strategic director of development. Mark Barrow was chief executive of Newcastle-under-Lyme council since 2007, and replaces former regeneration director Clive Dutton


Balfour Beatty Engineering has made Tony O’Toole customer services manager.

Pauline Warnes has been appointed business development director at Buxton Building Contractors.


Christian Goldsmith has been promoted from senior quantity surveyor to associate at EC Harris.

Curtins Consulting has appointed two directors, Tony Dolan and David Schumacher, to head its new transport planning group.

Property service provider Apollo Group has made Ian Flatt regional manager for the South-west and Wales.

Vic Prins has been appointed director of business development at Dutch consultant DHV Group. He was previously the company’s director of environment and transportation.