Soben adds two to senior team

Scottish-headquartered quantity surveying and commercial management consultancy Soben has expanded its EMEA senior team with two new appointments as part of extensive plans for growth.

Soben adds two to senior team

Derek McFarlane and James Tucker

Derek McFarlane joins as EMEA director of consultancy – building & places and James Tucker joins as EMEA infrastructure consultancy director.

Mr McFarlane joins from Multiplex Construction where he held the position of commercial director. Mr Tucker joins from Currie & Brown where he was director, infrastructure division.

Soben is targeting growth to 250 staff in EMEA and 500 staff globally by the end of 2023. The business currently employs 150 staff. This growth will build on the business’ expertise in the renewable energy, infrastructure, data, and life sciences sectors.

Derek McFarlane said: “I’m delighted to be joining Soben at a time of growth and look forward to supporting our clients, existing and new in the exciting times ahead.”

James Tucker added: “Soben’s record so far speaks for itself. I’m very excited to become part of the senior team defining the future.”

Andrew Gallacher, managing director Soben EMEA, commented: “I am pleased to welcome Derek and James to the Soben EMEA team. It is a hugely exciting time for our business, and I am confident that both Derek and James will be integral in achieving our plans for growth and delivering a World-class consultancy service for our clients.”

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