T&T hires new director for Belfast divisiion

Turner & Townsend, has appointed Colm Lavery as Director of project management and cost management services in its Belfast office.

Lavery joins the consultancy with over 20 years’ experience of delivering professional services in the commercial, education, healthcare, retail, residential and government sectors.

Formerly leading EC Harris LLP in Northern Ireland, he oversaw the delivery of some of Northern Ireland’s most prestigious projects, including Titanic Belfast, the Lyric Theatre and Bangor Aurora Aquatic & Leisure Complex, together with a multitude of education projects across the province, leading on successes with Ulster University and Magilligan Prison.

He will grow Turner & Townsend’s Belfast office and bolster the consultancy’s key offerings in the education, industrial & manufacturing, retail, residential, justice, waste, commercial property and government sectors.

Colm will be overseeing delivery for key clients such as Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast City Council, Education & Library Boards and NI Water.

He said: “I am very excited to be joining the Turner & Townsend team.

“Leading such a strong group of client-focused professionals who are unstinting in their delivery of exceptional outcomes across all sectors is a challenge I will relish.”

Jon White, UK managing director, added: “Colm is a great addition to Turner & Townsend’s Belfast office. His impressive portfolio of past projects and hands-on experience in operations, sales and strategy, will enable him to meet the demands of this challenging role, and ensure the delivery of services to our clients in Northern Ireland and beyond.”

Your News

If you've got a story that would be of interest to Builder & Engineer readers, send us an email

Features

2017-05-31 13:33

The rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) will rise by two per cent on June 1 to 12 per cent on all non-exempt transactions. Martin Bennison, managing director at construction finance firm Ultimate Finance, explains what this means for UK construction companies.

2017-05-25 08:41

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is growing in popularity and is now mandatory for centrally funded public-sector projects. Experts and the curious are gathering more and more frequently at dedicated congresses, exhibitions and workshops. Many people are now asking: Where does the UK stand on the issue of BIM and the digitisation of the construction industry?

2017-05-10 10:47

Opening site doors to more females is vital to plugging the construction skills gap, reports Claire Cameron

THE construction industry continues to be plagued by a well-documented skills gap with some suggesting the shortage could get worse before it gets better.

2017-05-08 14:27

If you work on a building site, are self-employed or have a zero-hours contract, you might be surprised to know you work in the ”gig economy”. This is the economy characterised by temporary work and irregular hours, pay and working conditions.

2017-03-29 10:31

Jeremy Gould, VP sales Europe, TomTom Telematics, discusses how technological developments in vehicle telematics have opened up new workflow management possibilities for the construction industry

2017-03-21 09:31

With the demand of oil increasing, it’s estimated that the Earth will reach its full capacity for oil consumption at some point within the next 20 years. This is despite the production of oil decreasing, and the construction industry is no exception to this, reports Niftylift.

2017-03-17 10:55

With construction firms leading the way in drone technology, Claire Cameron takes a closer look at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be used onsite

2017-03-07 16:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

Free E-newsletter Sign-Up

Sign up for our free e-newsletter

Looking for a company or service?