Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has appointed Liz Goodwin as chief executive. Goodwin had been acting as interim chief executive since Jennie Price left last month and joined WRAP as director of materials in 2001.
Carillion regional director Peter Samuel has been elected as chairman of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) North East region.
Professor Hai-Sui Yu has been appointed head of civil engineering at the University of Nottingham. He takes over from Professor Alan Dodson.