Firm raids CH2M and Atkins to fill roles

David Stephens crop

WSP has raided rivals CH2M and Atkins to beef up its transport and infrastructure arm.

David Stephens has joined as head of local government at its transport and infrastructure business after spending more than 13 years at CH”M.

He previously held the roles of development director for both Europe and UK North at CH2M.

Stephens (pictured) has been tasked with growing WSP’s £100m local government business.

And Adrian Malone has been appointed head of digital project delivery and BIM at the transport and infrastructure team after a decade at Atkins where he was group head of knowledge management and collaboration.

Prior to this he was the head of BIM and knowledge management at Faithful + Gould.