He joins from Country & Metropolitan Homes, where he was construction director. Previous jobs included construction director for Crest Nicholson and Taylor Wimpey.
Mr Costello, who is based at Lovell’s Elstree office, said: “Lovell is well-known in the region for its market-leading affordable and open market housing developments as well as for its housing regeneration and refurbishment work. I look forward to working with the team to ensure that we continue to deliver the comprehensive, high-quality construction services that our clients and customers expect.”
Lovell regional director Peter Taylor added: “I’m delighted that we have attracted someone of Eddie’s calibre and breadth of expertise. He brings extensive housebuilding and construction industry experience and will play an important part in our continuing expansion across the region.”