This month’s moves include new appointments at John Robertson Architects and HUB
John Robertson Architects has appointed Liz Wilks as associate to lead its residential team and Christoph Wand as project director. Wilks was previously at Assael Architecture and Wand worked at Pascall+Watson. Wilks’ portfolio includes Great West Quarter for Barratt London and Euston Road for S2 Estates, while Wand worked on a residential tower in Canary Wharf.
Benoy is looking to strengthen its residential capability with the appointment of designer Jamie Webb. Webb has been involved in residential markets for almost 20 years. He has returned to the UK after five years working in Hong Kong as senior associate, then director, for 10 Design.
Retirement home builder Churchill Retirement Living has hired Martin Young as its group operations director. The company plans to double unit sales to over 1,000 apartments by 2018. Drawing on his 10 years in the retirement industry, Young will oversee these plans.
London-based, mid-market developer HUB has appointed Kieran Hobbs as Land and Development Manager. Bringing his experience in high-level positions at Mount Anvil and Berkeley Group, Hobbs will focus on the management of the 1,000 homes that HUB has in the pipeline. HUB has recently secured significant funding from existing and new investment partners to fund its expansion.