This month’s career moves includes new appointments at PM Devereaux, FaulknerBrowns Architects, and the Royal Borough of Chelsea
International practice PM Devereux has appointed Julian Seward as managing director. Seward has joined the healthcare, science and technology specialist after 14 years at Swanke Hayden Connell. While there, Seward - as principal and director - directed teams on a number of healthcare and large-scale corporate projects across London, New York and Chicago. These included The London Clinic, Westchester Medical Centre, King’s Mill Acute Hospital (PFI with Skanska) and projects for corporate clients such as GSK and Fidelity. John C O’Connell, UK operations director of PM Devereux’s parent company PM Group said Seward had ‘an outstanding career history’. He added: ’Julian is joining the business at a great time as it capitalises on recent contract wins and seeks to maximise opportunities in the expanding healthcare market.’
Lee McLaughlin and Paul Rigby have been appointed as partners at FaulknerBrowns Architects. McLaughlin, who joined the firm in 2009, played a key role as project manager for Number One Riverside, winner of the British Council for Offices ‘Best of the Best Award’ in 2014. Rigby joined the practice in 2004 and was involved in many of FaulknerBrowns mixed-use sport, leisure and commercial projects, including the £50 million Coronation Community Centre in Edmonton.
LDA Design has promoted Mary Fisher to its board of equity shareholding directors. Fisher will provide support to Kirstin Taylor in her role as office leader and will act as lead director for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Onshore Wind across the whole business. In a statement, LDA Design’s partners said they had taken also the decision to convert the business to limited company status after 40 years’ trading as an LLP. The company will be now known as LDA Design Consulting Ltd.
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has appointed Graham Stallwood as executive director for planning and borough development. Stallwood is a non-executive director of the Construction Industry Council and currently the Royal borough’s head of development management and conservation. He will replace Jonathan Bore and take up his new role later this year, taking on responsibility for planning policy, planning application decisions, conservation, building control, arboriculture and land charges.
Murray Fishlock has been appointed as a regional director at the Lincoln-based architects, sports and leisure firm LK2. Fishlock boasts 20 years’ experience in the sports industry will work to drive forward LK2’s presence across the UK. The firm works on projects ranging from residential properties and office spaces to the development of town centres and large sports facilities and has worked with the FA and Sport England.