Summer is finally here, the kids have broken up from school and it seems like just about everyone is on their way to Cornwall and Devon this summer.
But who has had an eventful month in the industry? Let’s take a look at the movers and shakers from July….
Martin Brown has been appointed as Chief Executive of Barhale after 9 years at Keltbray as Managing Director of their rail infrastructure business.
Neil Thompson has been recruited as the new Managing Director for Rail following Martin Brown’s departure.
Following a restructure Wates has appointed 4 new Regional Directors across four regional divisions as North, South, Central and London. Helen Martin will head up the Central region, Phil Shortman will oversee London, Richard Shroll will manage the South and Paul Dodsworth will continue to run operations in the North.
Lizz Robinson has joined Mace as Director and Client Manager for Mace’s place on Highways England’s £420m CPMS framework, she will oversee Mace’s work on lot two.
Mark Anders has also joined Mace from Mott MacDonald in the same role as Lizz but for lot one of the scheme.
Kari Sprostranova has been appointed as the new Head of Health, Safety and Wellbeing for Construction, she leaves Balfour Beatty after more than 5 years where she was most recently Director of Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability.
Neil McNicholas is the new Managing Director of Unipart, he has over 35 years of rail experience and senior executive roles. Previous roles include MD at Freightliner and DRS.
Christian Schreyer will join the Board as Group Chief Executive in November following David Brown’s decision to retire from the role by the end of the year.
John Mullen has joined Ramboll to front the UK arm of their global energy business.
Andrew Bates has joined Stantec from Binnies as Head of Operational Services; Andrew will focus on the development of Asset Management services.
Mike Scott is the new Chief Financial Officer after 7 years at Countryside.
Former-HS2 Ecology Programme Director Diane Corfe has been appointed as Technical Director to lead Waterman’s national ecology team.
Earlier this month the CITB announced the appointment of the Chairs of its Nation Councils for England, Scotland, and Wales. Leigh Hughes from Bouygues has been reappointed as Chair of the Wales Nation Council, Sharon Llewellyn has been appointed as Chair for the England Nation Council and Angela Forbes has been appointed as Chair for the Scotland Nation Council, their appointments will last for three years.
Louise Pavitt has been appointed as Operations Director for Major Projects; she leaves Highways England and is also ex-Carillion.
Mark Baynham joins Mott MacDonald from the Cabinet Office as its new Director for Roads Scotland.
Former Head of Structural Engineering at Canary Wharf Group John Crack joins Mott MacDonald as Global Portfolio Leader for Transport Orientated Developments.
Gurjit Wood has taken on the role as UKIMEA Aviation Business Leader, she will lead Arup’s aviation business across the UK, India, the Middle East, and Africa regions.
Morgan Sindall’s Stuart Parker joins Construction Scotland’s industry leadership group as Chair of the procurement subgroup.
Vinci Construction UK
Andrew Astley is the new Regional Director for Midlands following Michael Roadnight’s retirement.
Zoe Metcalfe is the new Client Director for Local and Central Government in the UK; she will focus on growing the portfolio and driving the company’s client engagement strategy.
Rand Watkins has also been appointed as Client Director for the UK Government Property Agency.
Matt Townsend has been appointed as Highways Sector Director.
Transport for West Midlands
Anne Shaw is the new interim Managing Director for TfWM.
Andrew Daughtrey leaves Morson (formerly Waldeck Consulting) after 11 years, he joins EDF Energy as the HPC JDO Operational Leader.
Mary Creagh has stepped down as Chief Executive of Living Streets, Stephen Edwards has taken over in the interim.
Lucy Jacques has been promoted to the post of acting Head of Policy and Strategy.
Dr Aoife Hunt is the Market Leader at Movement Strategies, a GHD company.
Hollie Cregan has been appointed as a new Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, leaving VolkerWessels after almost 4 years.
Cheshire West and Chester
Rose McArthur is joining Cheshire West and Chester in September as their new Director of Highways and Transportation; she leaves Mott MacDonald where she was a Technical Director in their Integrated Transport team.