Railtrack's new Head of Freight is Nick Ford.
Mowlem has created the role of director of performance. First incumbent is Stephen Bowcott, previously chairman of the group's south west division.
Robert Pine (F) is the new principal of Golder Associates; Dr Russell Jones (M), Dr Lingli Wei and Pascal Meyer have become associates.
Joseph Chung-leung Ho (M) is appointed as technical director for Scott Wilson (Hong Kong).
Parkman Building has appointed Neil Horton (M) as regional director.
HBG Construction's new business development manager (pictured) in Cumbria and the North East is Alan Baxter (M).
New promotions at Gifford & Partners are: Bruce Cozens (M) to director, Nick Jackson to associate; and Steve Canadine to associate. Tony Bassett (M) has joined the firm.
Tim Mander (A) has left Buro Happold to set up his own practice Mander Structural Design. The practice aims to deliver design based environmental structural solutions, he says.
Thaddaeus O'Higgins has joined Integrated Transport Planning as senior transport planner.
David Dray has joined Mott MacDonald's waste management team.
Peter Smith (F) has been promoted to regional director for White Young Green, based in Bristol. In Birmingham, Sam Peart (M) is now associate with the Rail Midlands division.
David Cummins (G) has been promoted to principal engineer at BWB (Traffic & Transportation).