Glasgow-based Bell Building Projects has announced the promotion of David Gillespie to construction director. Mr Gillespie joined the business in 2019, having previously held roles with Pacific Building, akp Scotland and other companies.
Fife plumber Rab Fletcher has been elected as president of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) for 2022/23. Mr Fletcher, manager of the mechanical services team in Fife Council Building Services, succeeds Neil Brackenridge, who steered BESA through the pandemic during his two-year t
Six new trade apprentices have been recruited by Clark Contracts and will now join the contractor’s academy. The new recruits will complete their apprenticeships over the next four years, alternating between on-site training and studies at college, while being supported by a dedicated mentor.
DM Hall Chartered Surveyors has announced the appointment of two directors, Steven Dale and Greg Fisher, and six promotions to associate status. Mr Dale joined DM Hall as a graduate surveyor in September 2013 after completing an MA (Hons) in property at the University of Aberdeen in 2012. He be
Lam-Art (Dundee) Limited has appointed Dave Urquhart as the company’s director of contracts. Mr Urquhart has been with Lam-Art as contracts manager for three years and in that time has seen the company’s turnover increase significantly by winning several major projects throughout Scotlan
James Harris is to succeed Mike Haigh as group executive chair at Mott MacDonald, who retires from the role after 42 years with the global engineering, management and development consultancy. Cathy Travers will take over from James as group managing director, with both set to beg
Kier Group has appointed Chris Browne as a non-executive director to its board. The appointment will take effect on 15 September 2022. Chris will be a member of the Environment, Social and Governance Committee, the Nomination Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Risk Management and Audit Co
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,