White Young Green (WYG) has announced the strategic appointment of Tim Denton (above) as an associate director in its Bristol and Southampton offices. Denton joins WYG from Royal Haskoning, having previously worked for Maunsell. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge on multi-disciplinary marine-related, waterside development and regeneration projects. Ultimately, Denton will support and develop the consultant's marine capability and portfolio.
Following a recent change of ownership, Norfolk based specialist engineering contractor, DGT Steel & Cladding has made a number of appointments to its management team. Colin Richardson has become full-time group finance director, making permanent a part-time relationship that he has had with DGT for the past 17 years, while Steve Smith has joined as company secretary. Andy Spooner will now manage DGT's envelope construction process, and chartered structural engineer Matthew Byatt heads up the technical design department. Paul Colman has returned to DGT's commercial department. Phil Petravich has joined the company as supply chain manager in DGT's group purchasing team. Previous owners Van Thurston and Garry Pye will continue in their key roles of contracts director and logistics director respectively.
Business and financial adviser Grant Thornton has appointed Peter Gamson leader of the firm's professional practices group in London. He will be supported by Lenka Hennessey on tax and private client matters.
TRL's new head of infrastructure Les Hawker is a member of the organisation's infrastructure management board not the overall board as we said in our 11 October issue. Meanwhile David Pickavance and Mark Western have joined TRL to further develop its business in certification and intelligent transport systems. Pickavance joins from BSRIA where he was a general manager and Western from Deutsch UK where he worked in the civil and military aerospace markets.
Walsh Associates has formed a building technology and infrastructure group. It is headed by director Andrew Stanford. Its portfolio includes sustainable drainage, roads design, hard landscaping, infrastructure coordination,
traditional construction and modern methods of construction. Patrick Sharkey has recently joined Matthew Consultants, a part of the Walsh Group, as associate director. He was previously with Colin Toms & Partners.Toby Robinson has joined Walsh Associates from WSP Cantor Seinuk.
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