Nick Newton becomes chief executive for the Strategic Rail Authority from September.
McNicholas Construction Services has appointed Tom Loades as professional head of rail based in Elstree.
Robert May (M) joins Atkins geotechnical engineering team as chief engineer while Howard Roscoe becomes principal geotechnical engineer in Warrington.
White Young Green has promoted Neil Thomson to board level director for Newcastle and Cumbria offices. Meanwhile Paul Newby becomes technical director with responsibility for mechanical and electrical engineering in the North East and Peter Gray regional director for civil and structural engineering at Newcastle. Stephen MacLoughlin is made regional director of the Southampton office.
Jerome Rutler becomes general manager of Bureau Veritas Laboratories while Mick Jenkins joins as general manager of Bureau Veritas Consulting.
Sirius Geotechnical & Environmental has appointed Dr Grant Richardson and Rob Howells as regional directors for the Durham and Leeds offices respectively.
Neil Wisher (M) is promoted to the JMP Consulting board.
Structural Surveys Direct has appointed Paul Ogden as managing director.
Mark Cunningham becomes associate director at Card Geotechnics.
Susanne Becker, Colin Hardman and Paul Bland have been promoted to associate at Bucknall Austin.