This week’s career moves include a promotion at Holder Mathias Architects, and new appointments at PRP Planning
Holder Mathias Architects
has appointed former director Max Poole as partner after 15 years with the practice. Chris Hall and Ashley Merrick have been promoted from associate director to director. The firm has also made Mike Hoehenwarter and Bianca Mader associates in London, while Dean Lazenby steps up to become an associate in Cardiff.
The Cardiff office of Gaunt Francis Architects has announced nine new external appointments. They include Maya Hussein and Robyn Thomas joining the practice as architects and Stephanie Winters joining as a senior architectural technologist.
Skills Minister Nick Boles has reappointed Wates Group chairman James Wates to chair the Construction Industry Training Board. Wates has led CITB through a period of change in the sector and supported the appointment of a smaller and more diverse board of trustees.
Construction consultant Jackson Coles has appointed Barry Cook as a project director. For the past 13 years Cook was an operational director at Buro Four and before that he worked at Amec. He has led developments for, among others, University College London, BAA, Sun Life Assurance, Chelsfield and Pfizer.
PRP Planning has appointed Andrew Black as its new director of planning and has promoted Eve Ladden to associate and to senior planner. Anna Harper, who previously worked at Urban Design London, has been also appointed to the post of planner.