Risk and insurance services firm Marsh has appointed an in-house adviser to work on complex construction projects, a first for a broker in the UK. Andrew Towers, a tunnelling engineer with 20 years' experience at consultant Halcrow, will join its risk consulting practice.
Law firm Dundas & Wilson has appointed Hamish Lal as a partner in its construction and engineering practice. A former barrister specialising in construction, engineering and project finance law, Lal will focus on D&W's clients in the energy and utilities sector, particularly nuclear projects.
Stuart Ayres has been promoted to regional manager for Jackson Civil Engineering, covering the Shire Counties region.
Atkins has made two appointments in its transport planning business. Diarmid Lindsay joins from Transport Scotland, where as senior transport planner he was involved in the management of the Transport Model for Scotland. Simon Hubbard joins from Faber Maunsell, where, as an associate director, he was responsible for a wide range of modelling and appraisal commissions.