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Names & Faces

Five facts about & Going places...

Philip Norville, strategic development director EDSR

1Philip Norville is strategic development director for EDSR, specialists in design & build remediation solutions.

2 He has over 15 years experience in the industry and in the remediation of contaminated land. He has worked on many complex brownfield projects whilst working for Nuttall and Atkins including 3 years on the Millennium Dome.

3 At Bureau Veritas, he was responsible for setting up and managing framework and term agreements for many of the UK's larger contractors for material and chemical testing services as well as project based laboratories and testing.

4 He believes success is brought about by listening to and understanding clients requirements then delivering them and is constantly amazed how many people / companies do not do this.

5 To relax he enjoys mountain biking, golfing, reading biographies of history's useful people and world travel.

Going Places

 Morgan Est has appointed Hugh Porter as strategy director. Porter, a chartered civil engineer, joins from Carillion where he held a number of strategic and operational roles. Based at Morgan Est's head office in Rugby, Porter will be responsible for the strategic development, management and strengthening of brand.

 John Richards, chief executive of Hammerson will become the new junior vice president of the British Property Federation (BPF). Richards, a chartered surveyor, takes over from Hermes chief executive Rupert Clarke, who becomes vice president, while Francis Salway, chief executive of Land Securities, becomes the new BPF president.

 Hewden has announced that Doug Sprout, finance director of Finning Group (UK), will take over the lead management responsibility for Hewden Stuart. This follows the departure of director Brian Sherlock. Sprout joined Finning in 1980. During his career he has held a number
of senior executive positions in operations and support services, as well as finance, in Canada, South America and the UK.

 Environmental ecologist Des Callaghan has joined Faber Maunsell's as associate director in the environment division. He joins from Bureau Veritas where he was the principal ecologist. He has 15 years experience in dealing with protected species and habitat issues, with expertise in birds and bryophytes (mosses and liverworts). His work has taken him across the globe and he has gained experience in Europe, South America and the Middle East.

 Anser Project Managers has appointed Rashid Pourkhorsand as assistant project manager based in its Central London office. He joins from Pell Frischmann.

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