Shulmans LLP, has bolstered its offering with the appointment of a new partner to head up its construction team. Sarah Wilson joins Leeds-based Shulmans as head of construction from Watson Burton LLP where she was a partner for eleven years. Wilson boasts over 20 years’ experience in the sector, advising in contentious and non-contentious matters for heavyweight projects on behalf of developers, contractors and consultants alike.
Consultancy firm Sanderson Weatherall continues to go from strength to strength with the appointment of Heidi Otto in their internationally recognised asset based lending valuation and advisory team. Heidi brings with her 18 years’ experience in the corporate recovery and business restructuring industry having spent the last 16 years at BDO. She has also benefitted from secondments within the Lloyds Banking Group where she worked in Business Support.
Engineering, environment and design consultancy Sweco UK has boosted its senior energy team in the UK. Dr Tanja Groth joins the consultancy from The Carbon Trust as lead energy economist, bringing a decade of experience in delivering renewable and low carbon projects across the UK, Europe and South-East Asia. In her previous role, she delivered over 40 studies for district heating schemes and led the development of a socio-economic methodology for the Scottish Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy pilot scheme.
The Marketing Centre has appointed Emma Gannon to its Yorkshire Team to further strengthen its expanding team supporting local businesses. She has almost 20 years of strategic marketing and management experience spanning across various sectors including automotive, manufacturing and health in both commercial and not-for-profit organisations. She is looking forward to facilitating business growth across the region.
Tom Watkins and George Metcalfe have become the first two trainees to participate in the two-year Management Trainee Programme with horticulture suppliers Johnsons. Located between York and Harrogate, Johnsons is one of Europe’s largest horticultural suppliers to the commercial sector, and a family business with roots stretching back almost 100 years. Johnsons hopes the programme will provide a platform from which the business’s future leaders will develop.