Senior staff from Parsons Brinckerhoff and CH2M Hill are among several recent management appointments at WSP, as the group continues to expand in the UK.
Rob Williams (pictured) has joined the group from CH2M Hill as technical director in WSP’s infrastructure business in Leeds.
He has 33 years’ experience in the industry, having worked on a number of rail projects across the globe including in Istanbul and Hong Kong and on the Channel Tunnel.
Former Parsons Brinckerhoff environmental engineering service line director Paul Sheehan has also joined WSP.
Mr Sheehan becomes director of contaminated land and remediation for the company’s environment business in Basingstoke.
He has 14 years’ experience in the assessment and remediation of land affected by contamination and is also vice-chair of the Land Forum, which works to promote the sustainable use of land.
Other hires include WSP senior technical director of building structures in London Peter Chipchase, who has joined from Arup.
Former Mouchel employee Kevin Stubbs has become WSP’s environment technical director in Leeds.
Mark Webb has joined the firm’s Manchester environment team as technical director for ecology, having worked in the sector for 20 years. He was formerly a director at ecology consultants Peak Ecology.
WSP has also hired Thomas Musson as associate director for its building structures team in London. He previously worked for Sinclair Johnston & Partners.