Former Shepherd Construction executive Stuart McConnachie has joined family-owned fit-out contractor Miletrian as operations director for the London area.

McConnachie was Shepherd’s regional manager for London and the South-east and was credited with building the business into a £50m-turnover concern. He is the third senior executive to leave this year Miletrian employs about 600 staff. It has a £59m turnover. McConnachie, 48, previously worked in the fit-out sector with John Lelliott Group.