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Geoff Allister chief executive Northern Ireland Roads Service
1 As chief executive of Northern Ireland's Roads Service Geoff Allister will be responsible for ensuring managing and maintaining 25,000km of roads, managing 2,400 staff and administering a budget of £340M.
2 Allister has more than 30 years experience in highway project delivery, and has been a director of the service since 2001.
3 Recently he has been responsible for delivering the strategic roads improvement programme which involves spending £3.1bn on the Northern Ireland road network by 2018.
4 Allister has also been closely involved with producing a revised construction procurement strategy for Northern Ireland as well as undertaking a major internal efficiency review.
5 A fellow of the ICE, Allister is a former president of County Surveyors body the CSS. He is also a junior vice president of the Institution of Highways and Transportation.
Amey has promoted Andy Milner to managing director of its Consulting arm. He reports directly to chief operating officer Chris Webster. Milner was formerly Amey Consulting Highways business director. In his new role he will head up the senior team in the design division and assume responsibility for the highways, rail, property, environment and sustainability, management consultancy and technology services.
PIC Global subsurface utility engineering specialist TBE Group has appointed James Lewis as business unit manager. Lewis joins TBE UK and will promote and educate the industry in Subsurface Utility Engineering and its benefits to the planning and design process of construction projects.
WSP Development and Transportation has appointed Simon Tucker as associate at its Cambridge office. Tucker has over 16 years experience of infrastructure design and land development projects. He was recently a senior engineer for MLM Consulting Engineers. He brings flood risk and drainage planning experience, particularly in the preparation of Flood Risk Assessments and in the associated consultation with statutory authorities.
Elaine Barrie (right) joins WSP's development and transportation team in Glasgow as associate director. Barrie has 19 years transport planning experience. She previously managed Renfrewshire Council's Transportation team.She is part of the team developing Scotland's Designing Streets manual.
Buro Happold has appointed Derek Wilson as a new associate director. He will head up the Birmingham building services division. Wilson had previously worked as a project director with Cudd Bentley Consulting for nearly 20 years.