The National Retrofit Hub has appointed Simon McWhirter, deputy chief executive of the UK Green Building Council, to its board. He joins a highly experienced team of experts who have over 100 years of combined experience in influential roles within the retrofit housing sector.
Three new recruits have joined Colliers Project & Building Consultancy team enhancing its building surveying and energy & sustainability services for clients. George Cunningham has joined as a director in the Birmingham office as part of the mechanical & electrical services team, while T
Built Environment – Smarter Transformation (BE-ST) has appointed Danielle Miller and Kirsty Duncan as co-heads of a newly-formed stakeholder engagement team. The team will bring marketing, communications, events and skills infrastructure together to create a function that will foster
Sandra Lindsay, formerly the head of development at Wheatley Group, has taken on the role as development director for building and construction firm The JR Group. A chartered planner who is well respected throughout the industry, Sandra brings with her unrivalled experience across the public and pri
Allied Surveyors Scotland has appointed Stewart Gorman as a valuation surveyor to its commercial department in Edinburgh. Mr Gorman, 31, joins from the Stirling office of rival firm J&E Shepherd Chartered Surveyors where he was based for four years.
Deeside Timberframe has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of a new finance director and a realignment of roles to support its ambitious growth plans. The Stonehaven-based timber systems design, manufacture and installation firm has appointed Kirsten Bell as finance director.
The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has appointed Dr Caroline Brown as the director of Scotland, Ireland, and English regions. Dr Brown brings with her over 20 years of experience as a planning academic, beginning her research career with a PhD at Liverpool University, before moving to res
The JR Group has appointed two new members of the team in managerial roles across the business. Eric Farren and Stephen Bishop will both support The JR Group in further building upon the successful pipeline of projects.
Richard Linacre has joined multi-disciplinary design, engineering and project delivery company BakerHicks as director for life sciences & industry in the UK. Focussing on delivering local support to the company’s existing and prospective clients across the UK life sciences and industrial s
A rapidly-expanding Highland timber products specialist has made a keystone appointment to its management team which will enable it to enhance its contribution to the sustainable trading environment of the sparsely-populated region. Biomass supplier GMG Energy, which contributes significantly to the
Hub North Scotland has unveiled a new leadership structure following a period of sustained growth which has seen the public sector community infrastructure development partner break through the £1 billion barrier for projects delivered or being developed. Paul McGirk, who has had exe
Ørsted, Simply Blue Group and Subsea7 have appointed Hugh Yendole as development director for Salamander, a pioneering floating offshore wind joint venture. With over 25 years’ experience in the wind industry, Hugh has played a crucial role in delivering and managing multiple ground-bre
Edinburgh-based Armstrong Gardens and Landscapes has made two key appointments as part of a major investment in a new division of the business. The city landscaper has expanded its operation to include a design division, the growth coming on the back of a recently reported record turnover of £
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has appointed Tilbury Douglas CEO, Paul Gandy FCIOB, as its latest vice president. In 2025, Paul will become the 122nd president of CIOB. His presidency will follow on from that of Mike Kagioglou FCIOB, who will succeed the current president, Sandi Rhys Jon