People and companies

This week’s appointments and promotions

SDL Auctions Cheshire & North Wales has appointed Joe Onions as an assistant residential auctions valuer. He joined the firm following its takeover of the property auction arm of Humphreys of Chester where he was an auctions negotiator.

Mark Stupples has joined Eddisons as a non-executive director. He was previously UK chief operating officer at JLL.

Grainger chief executive Helen Gordon has been appointed junior vice president of the British Property Federation. She will take over the role from Landsec chief executive Robert Noel, who becomes the BPF’s vice-president. SEGRO chief executive David Sleath has stepped down as BPF president and will be succeeded by Paul Brundage, executive vice president and senior managing director for Europe at Oxford Properties.

Retail and leisure agency Lunson Mitchenall has appointed Nick Klein to its lease advisory team. He has more than 25 years’ experience and has previously worked for JLL and Cushman & Wakefield.

M7 Real Estate has appointed Philipp Jakubowicz as co-head of asset management Germany.

David Johnson has joined Knight Frank investment management as a partner. He has more than 17 years’ experience in the UK real estate market and previously worked for Cushman & Wakefield. Johnson has held positions in advisory roles acquiring and disposing of investment properties in all sectors.

Colliers International has made the following promotions. Director: Ben Brown, Rachel Bunney, Tom Glynn, Ian Golbourn, Becky Hance and Monique Royle. Associate director: Nick Arden, Cherise Cochrane, Louise Daly, Tom Farkas, Jonathan Powell and Julie McCafferty. Senior surveyor: Will Agnew, Jack Bennett, Amy Brooksbank, Hal Clarke, Sam Cooke, Will Illingworth, Edyta Mikulko, Jack Sutton and Cara Nicell. EMEA senior surveyor: Will King. Sales manager: Ludo Downey. Amber Kaur and Marie Spittle have joined the senior business services team.

Tunstall Real Estate Asset Management, the newly formed pan-European alternative investment management firm, has appointed Christopher Hodson as finance director. He joins from Lands Improvement Holdings.

Rebekah Formosa has joined the Bristol office of Lambert Smith Hampton as an associate director. She joins the real estate advisory team from Cushman & Wakefield where she worked in the public sector advisory team, covering central government, local government, healthcare, blue-light services, and education.

CBRE Global Investors has appointed Laurie Lagarde as portfolio manager from Prologis.

Acorn Property Group has appointed Richard Roach as design and build manager in its direct-build subsidiary AH Construction Solutions. He previously worked for Interserve.

SDL Auctions North West has appointed commercial auctions valuers Peter Eustance from CoStar and Howard Elliot-Jones from Fairhurst Estates.

Northern Trust has recruited Nick Hart as assistant land surveyor and Helen Ashworth as a planner in its land team.

Colliers International has appointed Phil Austin as a director in its project and building consultancy team, based in Birmingham. He joins from Savills and has more than 30 years’ building surveying experience in London and the Midlands.

Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group has appointed Mark Allen as senior estimator.

Helen Edwards has been made head of real estate at Russell-Cooke, taking over from Peter Dawson. Edwards is a partner at the firm and advises clients on investment acquisitions and disposals, premises for major retail clients, development work and real estate finance.

Design, property and construction consultancy Pellings has appointed Chris Stansell as senior associate and Stephen Dodd as senior building surveyor to its new office at, 28A Walton Business Centre, 44 Terrace Road, Walton-on-Thames KT12 2SD.

Patrizia Immobilien has appointed Dirk Bootsma as director of international capital markets for Europe. She joins from PGGM where she was a director of private real estate investments.

Malcolm Hollis has appointed Stephen Jackson to assist in the development of the company’s public sector offering.

JLL has made the following promotions across its UK offices. National Director: Louise Clark, corporate solutions; Andy Lynn, North West; Peter Jeffery and Andrew Pirie, professional and advisory; and James Bramble, David McCosh and James Heelis, retail. Local director: Will Chambers, Tom Hupfield, Ed Parker, Louise Hallam and Edgar Selligman, capital markets London; and Will Franks, John Woodger, Harry Murphy, Chris Valentine, Tom Brammeld and Kirsty Draper, central London office markets. Associate director: Daniel Withecombe and Matthew Armstrong, alternatives; Laura Houghton and Paul Sweeney, capital markets; and Edmund Miller, office agency. Senior professional: Tom Woolven, capital markets; Alex Gathercole and Scarlett Jones, central London office markets; Richard Moore, industrial and logistics; and Sophie Neale, Maggie Georgieva, Christopher Wagland and Philip Smith, property and asset management.

Tuffin Ferraby Taylor has appointed Oliver Morris and Giulia Mori to the energy and sustainability consultancy team.

Collingwood Rigby has promoted David Burns and Mark Pickersgill to partners and Robbie Mackenzie to associate partner.

5plus Architects has appointed Fiona Dunn from Allies and Morrison and Lucinda Rudge from Mossessian Architecture as associate directors.

Business Lending Group has recruited Tracey Abbott as regional director. She joins the business development team and will report to Peter Wade.