Steffan Battle, formerly pre-construction director for London, is promoted to the Wates Construction group board as group head of pre-construction. Reporting to group construction managing director, Paul Chandler, his responsibilities cover both Wates Construction and SES Engineering Services.
James Askew moves from being southern region al commercial director to take the national role of commercial director for construction.
Rob Clifford, currently MEP director, south, becomes national MEP director.
Alec Jackman, formerly pre-construction director for southern home counties, becomes the region’s business unit director.
Lucy Abbott is promoted to group BIM director, with responsibility for building information modelling across the Wates Group, including SES Engineering Services.
Wates Construction managing director Paul Chandler said: “At Wates we are committed to recognising and rewarding our home-grown talent, and I’m delighted that we have been able to fill these important roles from within our ranks. These promotions are well-deserved and recognise the important role each of these team members is playing in our continued success.”