We take our weekly look at some of the appointments and promotions across the housebuilding industry and its supply chain.
Melissa Wilson, Lichfields
Lichfields has appointed Melissa Wilson as senior planner at its Manchester office, working predominantly on residential and logistics developments across the North West and West Midlands. Her previous role was a senior environmental planner at The Environment Partnership. She is a chartered town planner and chartered landscape architect and has more than seven years’ consultancy experience and has worked on numerous projects across the UK.
Scott Chamberlin, Miller Homes
Miller Homes has appointed a new divisional managing director for strategic land. Scott Chamberlin is a Chartered Town Planner and joins the board to oversee the expansion of its land acquisition for future developments. He has over 25 years’ industry experience, his last role being managing director of Gleeson Strategic Land Limited. He has also worked as a policy planner in the public sector for Mid Devon District Council.
Leon Guyett, Muse
After 12 years at the company, Leon Guyett has moved from Ask Real Estate to fellow developer Muse as development director. Based at the company’s office at Anchorage Quay in Salford, he will be using many years of experience on mixed-use and regeneration projects to work with regional director Phil Mayall on a range of projects across the North West, including Stockport, Preston, Wirral, Warrington, and Bolton.
Claudio Viveiros, David Wilson Homes
David Wilson Homes South West has appointed Award-winning site manager Claudio Viveiros to oversee construction of its Weston Meadow development in Calne. A winner of the NHBC’s prestigious Pride in the Job award and with 23 years’ experience in the industry, he will work closely with subcontractors and suppliers to the 83-unit scheme. “Watching it all come together is a real highlight,” he says.
Stuart MacGregor, Stewart Milne Group
Stewart Milne Group has promoted Stuart MacGregor from group finance director to the newly created post of chief operating officer, to work closely with chief executive, Glenn Allison on managing all aspects of the group’s activities in housebuilding and timber frame manufacturing. Stuart joined the Group in April 2015, following a number of senior finance roles at brewer Heineken in the UK and across Europe. The company now seeks a new group finance director.
Darren Shattock, Redrow
The role of group health, safety & environmental director for Redrow has been taken by Darren Shattock, who has moved from NG Bailey, the independent engineering, IT and facilities services business. He has worked within the health and safety industry for 28 years, with experience in companies including Mace and Shepherd Construction. Based in Flintshire, he will be covering the UK to assess challenges and opportunities across the company’s sites.
Judith Tan, Native Finance
Judith Tan has joined real estate finance platform Native Finance as director of real estate origination, a role that involves originating debt, mezzanine and equity real estate transactions. Working in the global financial market for 25 years, Judith arrives from her role as managing director for Sandon Investment Management and a work history that includes time at Lehman Brothers, Commerzbank, and Nomura International, among others.
Samantha Alleyne, Moores
Following time off to raise her family, Samantha Alleyne has re-joined Moores in the role of business development manager for London & South East. “One of the channels I will be developing in London and the South East is the public sector,” says Samantha, who will be based in Wetherby, West Yorkshire. “This part of the business is starting to really thrive again thanks to the hard work of the team, and I am really excited to see where it goes next.”
Two appointments, Sigma Capital Group
Sigma Capital Group, the PRS, residential development and urban regeneration specialist, has expanded its team with the introduction of Tiffany Chevis as marketing executive and Ali Tariq as assistant accountant, both in the Manchester office. Among her duties, Tiffany will assist the promotion of the company’s Simple Life and DifRent PRS housing brands while Ali joins a finance and management team with an increasing workload.