This month’s career moves includes a new recruit at Woods Bagot Europe, and a promotion at Matthew Springett Associates
Simon Paddison moved from director of interiors at Aedas to Woods Bagot Europe, where he will head its Europe Workplace team. Paddison has experience working in London, Hong Kong and Singapore over the past 20 years. Key projects include the 75,000m2 campus development for Sina Weibo’s new HQ in Beijing and Deloitte’s New Street Square, a 25,000m2 new build fit-out as part of campus development.
Woods Bagot has also promoted both Jonathan Leah and Peter O’Donnell to principals at the firm’s London studio.
Matthew Springett Associates
(MSA) has promoted Alex Taylor to an associate. Taylor joined the practice in 2012 after graduating from De Montfort University. In his new role, Alex’s construction technology skills will be drawn on as he takes more direct responsibility.
Practice director Matthew Springett said Taylor had been ‘instrumental in our international competition win for a small-scale intervention in New Hampshire for US client Beam Camp, as well as public engagement work with Open City Architkids’.
Private equity real estate investor Henley has appointed Tom Tippetts as managing director of the its newest division, Henley Camland, a joint venture between Henley and infrastructure firm Camland Projects. Tippetts was previously director of land for Places for People, one of the country’s largest registered social landlords.