A leading voice on climate action in the built environment has joined Built Environment – Smarter Transformation (BE-ST) helping to accelerate decarbonisation and expand the innovation centre’s reach across the UK. As lead impact manager for retrofit programmes, Sara Edmonds will support
Law firm Gillespie Macandrew has announced the appointment of experienced construction lawyer Ross Taylor to its partnership with effect from 5 July 2022. Mr Taylor joins from Wright Johnston & Mackenzie and brings over 20 years’ experience advising developers, contractors and other SMEs o
Collective Architecture director Chris Stewart has been elected as the new president of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) for a two-year term which begins following the Incorporation’s AGM on 29 June 2022. The Glasgow-based architect is a member of and former sustainabil
Independent housebuilder Dandara is continuing its drive to encourage young people to forge successful careers in the construction industry with the appointment of Ryan Odlin and Daniel Wisely. With an ongoing nationwide skills shortage, Dandara is keen to help foster the talents of school leavers a
Not-for-profit framework provider Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA) has named procurement expert Lesley Anderson as its new interim director. Forming part of a governance review to support the organisation’s future growth, the change will see current SPA director Clive Feeney step in as inte
Living by Robertson has followed up winning Housebuilder of the Year (under 100 units) at the Scottish Home Awards 2022 last week with the appointment of land specialist Eilidh Imrie. The new addition is part of the housebuilder’s ambitious plans to quadruple the number of homes it is building
Commercial property development company Knight Property Group has appointed Daniel Mitchell as its new management surveyor. Daniel Mitchell will work across Scotland, operating from both the Aberdeen and Edinburgh offices. Previously he was a graduate surveyor with FG Burnett, having attained a buil
FW2040, the Masterplan and Delivery Programme for Fort William and Lochaber, has taken a significant step forward with the appointment of its first dedicated project manager. Martin Culbertson has been appointed and will co-ordinate its overall delivery, help support and develop individual projects,
Two UHI Inverness graduates have got their careers in the construction industry off to a flying start by securing jobs in an architecture practice within 48 hours of completing their studies. Jody Smart from Inverness and Simon Praill from Ardross finished their BSc (Hons) in Architectural Technolog
Commercial property consultant Ryden has announced the promotion of Lorna Greig to partner. Ms Grieg has been part of the firm's rating, valuation and lease advisory team for over 20 years and is an expert in non-domestic rating matters.
Three women members of the team at David Narro Associates have been promoted to associates following a recent round of annual reviews. With a cumulative experience of over thirty years, Lily Erskine, Yvonne McKean and Anna Naughton are section leaders, heading up teams of more junior engineering sta
Real estate advisor CBRE has unveiled two new appointments for its Aberdeen office. Dominic Millar has joined both the advisory and transactions and rating teams, and Lewis McManus joins the UK project management and building consultancy team.
Joanne Plant (MRTPI) has joined Savills as an associate director in the company's planning team in Scotland. Based in the firm’s Glasgow office and focusing largely on the company’s fast-expanding renewables planning consultancy, Joanne will work alongside Simon Herriot, Savills director
Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace LLP has welcomed Carolyn Richards as a partner. Ms Richards has almost 30 years’ experience in the new homes sector. An Aberdonian educated at St. Margaret’s School for Girls and the University of Aberdeen, she has practised exclusively in the housebu
HFD Group has announced two senior appointments with a new commercial director and operations director joining the commercial property developer to lead its construction business. Commercial director Paul Evans and operations director Andy Day take over from David Shearer, who retired as managing di