John Swales is the new managing director of Environmental Services Group. He succeeds John Scarrow, who has retired and becomes an advisor to parent company Mowlem.
UK Subsidence Group has become Ellipta, reflecting a widening of its services to all property-related insurance matters. Geoff Davies is chief executive and Professor Brian Clancy is chairman.
Philip Wilson has moved from the Highways Agency to the Department for Transport. He will lead a team implementing the EU Working Time Directive for Mobile Workers into UK law.
Instrument, Testing & Monitoring has appointed Joe Farrington as contracts manager.
Steven Ives has become managing director of Hochtief (UK) Construction.
Ken Read has joined Joynes Pike & Associates as principal geoenvironmental engineer in the Nuneaton office.
Anthony Clothier has been appointed manager of John Allen Consulting's hydraulics and hydrology division.
Adrian Cutts has joined geotechnical and environmental engineering consultant Hymas Geo Environmental as geotechnical engineer.