Barton Willmore has promoted Les West and Alan Soldat to directors. James Lawson, Chris Odgers and David James have been made associates at the Reading office, as has Jonathan Standen at the Leeds office and Mark Hendy at the London office. Julie Prentice has been made a senior planner at the London office.
Bickerdike Allen Partners has appointed Peter Fung as an associate.
Amanda Thomas, previously a director of BDG McColl, has been appointed a director of Sutton Griffin & Morgan Architects.
Two new directors have been elected onto the board at the Urban Parks Forum.They are Peter Wilkinson, head of parks development with Bristol City Council, and Karen Simms-Neighbour, director of Landscape Solutions.
Warren Smith Architects has appointed Maia Da Silva as associate director of the company.
Miles Shepherd has been appointed new chairman of the Association for Project Management.
Benoy has opened its first office outside the UK. The new Tokyo office will be led by director Simon Blore.
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