Galliford Try has appointed Alan Flood as managing director of its investments division. Other promotions within the division include Andrew Richards to deputy MD and Peter Cossins to operations director.
The first Atkins professor of civil engineering has been appointed by the University of Greenwich.
Chun Qing Li from the University of Dundee will take up the post in September. Atkins has backed the new chair with sponsorship of £700,000 over the next five years.
Parsons Brinckerhoff has strengthened its rail group with the appointment of Jim Fernand as new business development director. Fernand joins from Babcock International, where he was major projects director of the rail division.
Training rm Safety and Access has appointed Mike Morris to the position of chief executive.
SLR Consulting has appointed David Grzeskowiak as associate within its civil engineering team.
Hoare Lea Lighting, a specialist division of Hoare Lea Consulting Engineers, has appointed Craig Perkins as a lighting designer.
Steven Cooper has joined Cundall as director of its new fire engineering division.