Dr Jan Hellings (right) has joined consultant Maunsell as European director of its ground technology division, based in Beckenham, south London.
Eugene Toolan has taken over from Roger Kee at Fugro, responsible for worldwide co-ordination of the group's Offshore Geotechnical Services. Jeff Couts becomes managing director of Fugro in the UK, as well as remaining managing director of Alluvial Mining, where Nick Willet is appointed director.
RSK Environment strengthens its brownfield site assessment and remediation capability with the appointment of David Taylor, formerly of Rust Kennedy & Donkin and Applied Geology, as director responsible for its Audit, Investigation and Remediation group. The company has also appointed hydrogeologist David McKay to the team.
David Jackson has been appointed head of contaminated land development for environmental consultant Marcus Hodges Environment at its Exeter office.
Steve Hencher, formerly of Leeds University and Bechtel, South Korea, has joined the Halcrow Group as director of Halcrow Asia Partnership (Hong Kong) and regional director for Korea.
Grant Richardson has joined SGS Environment as senior environmental consultant. He is responsible for marketing, business development and project management in contaminated land and landfill related environmental consultancy services at its Bishop Auckland office in County Durham.
Geotechnical consultant Anglian Site Investigations has opened a new office at the Tamar Science Park in Plymouth to cater for increasing workload in the south west.
Craig Batty has joined environmental consultant Vibrock as air quality consultant. He was previously with the Symons group and Tilcon.
Maccaferri has opened a new office in Belfast, Northern Ireland, headed by area engineer Gordon Mackenzie who will also have responsibility for Eire.