Alan Goodare (M) has joined consultant TPP based in Manchester.
Tony Bailey, formerly a director with Whitby Bird & Partners has joined the Symonds Group as director of structural engineering.
Continuing its association with the Construction Industry Research and Information Association, Mott MacDonald has appointed two more staff to CIRIA advisory panels.
Procurement specialist Richard Patterson - working within Mott MacDonald's water utilities team - will join the construction process panel, and the environmental advisory panel has elected contaminated land specialist Tony Field.
The stabilisation contractor and pavement specialist Con-Form has named Dave Truscott as contract director for the UK and Eire.
Robert Donnelly has been appointed executive director of international construction and engineering contract consultants James R Knowles.
Based in Leeds, he will manage Knowles' Yorkshire region.
BRE has created a new senior management post - director of research - and have announced that Dr Jeremy Hodge will take up the position.
It is hoped he will will increase BRE's ability to generate, apply and exploit new knowledge.
Neil Sinden has been appointed assistant director of policy at the Council for the Protection of Rural England.