This week’s career moves include management changes at Brewster Bye Architects and Landmark Trust
Leeds-based Brewster Bye Architects has appointed Chris Austin (third from left) as managing director. Austin is taking over from company founder Keith Brewster (second from left), who has moved into a consultancy role. Austin will work alongside fellow directors and shareholders Mark Henderson (right) and Nathan Wilkinson (left) in the Headingley-based firm.
tp bennett has appointed Mark Davies as principal director. Davies joined the firm’s interiors division in 1998 and has developed projects for blue-chip companies such as Deutsche Bank, Conoco Phillips Group, Morgan Stanley and Herbert Smith. Recently, Davies has been involved in the new London headquarters project for the Bank of Tokyo and financial information provider Markit’s new headquarters project at Ropemaker Place in London. He is currently leading the fit out of the Make Architects-designed UBS headquarters scheme at Broadgate.
Quintain has appointed Matthew Slade as managing director of its Wembley Park development. Slade joins Quintain from Westfield Corporation, where he opened Westfield Stratford City and was general manager during the London Olympics. At Quintain, Slade will work towards transforming the Wembley Park project into a retail and leisure destination.
Susan McDonough has been appointed by Landmark Trust as head of its historic estate, overseeing a £1.4 million budget for conservation repairs and maintenance activities on its 195 historic buildings. McDonough is a historic buildings surveyor who, for the last eight years, has been senior conservation surveyor with Martin Ashley Architects. Before that she was a conservation surveyor for Historic Royal Palaces, and in 2006 was an SPAB Lethaby Scholar.
Multi-disciplinary firm IBI Group has appointed Wendy de Silva as the mental health architectural team lead. De Silva is re-joining the practice from P+HS having previously been a partner with the IBI acquired Nightingale Associates 18 years ago. De Silva has had a 30 year career in healthcare design and is an award-winning architect and accredited RIBA Client Advisor.