We take a weekly look at some of the appointments and promotions in the homebuilding industry and its supply chain.
Lyndsay Justice, Rippon Houses
Lyndsay Justice, of Pontefract, is now taking on the role of full-time sales manager at The Burrows at The Edge Development. She said: “I was attracted to working for Rippon Homes because it is a small business with a very close team. It makes you feel valued as an employee, and it’s more tight-knit than working for a bigger company.
Emily Ratcliffe, Tilia Houses
Warrington-based Tilia Homes Northern has appointed Emily Ratcliffe to lead its new dedicated customer service team. She began her career in financial services before moving into a customer-focused role in the construction industry seven years ago. She previously worked for Redrow Homes and Bellway.
Ashleigh Hopkins, West Wales Khaki
Ashleigh Hopkins, 33, has been promoted to business manager at Persimmon’s West Wales. His previous position was that of chief quantity surveyor. He said: “I’ve been a lead quantity surveyor since I was young and have held management positions, so it was a logical step up. I’m thrilled to be in this fantastic role.
Chris Grady, Castle Green Homes
Castle Green Homes has appointed Chris Grady to the new position of Chief Legal Officer. Prior to joining us, he was a partner at Weightmans in Liverpool from 2016. He completed a law degree at Liverpool John Moores University, followed by a post-graduate legal practice course. He joined Mace & Jones in its residential development team in October 2007.
Nicola McCowan Hill, Muir Houses
Nicola McCowan Hill has joined Muir Homes as Lands and Planning Manager. With over 16 years of experience in the residential sector, his in-depth knowledge of the planning landscape has been gained in previously held roles in the public and private sectors. She is also Chair of Homes for Scotland’s Mid-East Home Builders Committee.
Two dates, Persimmon North London
Persimmon has further strengthened its land and planning team with the appointment of an experienced land manager and development control planner. Anna Barrett comes from Bugler Group, where she was land and new business manager, while Lucy Ormrod joined Bracknell Forest Borough Council, where she was planning officer.
Gary Preston, Dolphin Living
Dolphin Living has welcomed Gary Preston to the team as Chief Financial Officer. He joins with a wealth of experience in the property sector having worked for over 13 years in the financial services of some of the UK’s largest property companies, most recently as financial controller of property investment firm FTSE 250 CLS Holdings.