Roderick Dymott has been appointed as roped access industry group Irata's first chief executive.
Roy Adams has become executive director of contractor Laing O'Rourke's Radical Innovation Group.
Allan Mowatt (F) will step down from the board of contractor Colas at the end of this year but will continue to act as consultant.
TPS Consult has appointed Matthew Goodall as a graduate civil/structural engineer and Katherine Shepherd has joined the Croydon office as a graduate engineer. Katrina Johnson becomes regional director for Scotland taking over from Douglas Wilson, who is assuming responsibility for business development in the Middle East.
MW Barber has left Hyder Consulting to re-establish his own consultancy, MW Barber Associates.
Taylor Woodrow Construction has appointed Andrew RidleyBarker as divisional director responsible for residential and commercial development on brownfield sites.
Stephen Cherry and Derek Walker have established a new company, Infrastructure Associates, to deliver process, energy, industrial and infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas.
Chief executive of RWE Trading Brian Count and chief executive for the Spirit Group Karen Jones have been appointed to the Industrial Development Advisory Board.
Skanska has appointed Nicholas Pollard as executive vice president with responsibility for the company's PFI/PPP business stream.
Professor Hai-Sui Yu (F) joins Scott Wilson as a technical advisor to its geotechnics department.
Bureau Veritas has appointed Marc de Thomasson as business development manager while David Derrick joins as quality, health, safety, environment and performance manager.