Engineer Beth Harrison, currently working as business development manger for Tully De'Ath Consultants, has temporarily quit her desk to join the crew of the yacht Ice Maiden.
Leaving today, she will join the yacht in the Valdes peninsula in Argentina to sail down the east coast of Patagonia and round Cape Horn, raising money for RedR in the process. Tully De'Ath is sponsoring her and anyone else who would like to help raise money for RedR should contact her on info@tullydeath. com
Director of Upton McGougan, David Upton (F) has been appointed as new vice chairman of the Association of Consulting Engineers.
Ali Ataie (A), formerly highway operations manager at Westminster City Council, has set up his own consultancy company, Arcian Engineering Management.
The new firm specialises in highways management.
Eoin Reynolds has taken up the position of regional manager at Boreham Consulting Engineer's Dublin office.
New York foundation engineering firm Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers has promoted Theodore Popoff and David Good to senior associates, and Alice Arana, Douglas Christie and Hiren Shah as associates.
EC Harris has appointed Dr Colin Moore and Richard Radcliffe to expand the company's web-based operations.
The pair were formerly director of construction and head of procurement respectively at Boots Properties.
Ian Wright is the new managing director ofLeicestershire-based firm Transmitton, the international supplier of integrated control and asset management solutions.
Cyril Sweett's Consulting team has appointed Alan Wedlock to deal with the growing demand for its risk, value and facilitation services. He joins as a senior consultant.
North West law firm, Mace & Jones, has recruited construction lawyers Ken Salmon and Andrew Rimmer from the Manchester law firm Kirk Jackson, as partners.