With the increasing emphasis on safety in the construction sector, the Newcastle office has established its second dedicated health and safety department in the region, taking on Terry McGuinness as its first safety adviser and planning supervisor. Terry is currently working on the £1.6 billion Langeled project in Easington. He said,
"I am delighted to be working for such a prestigious firm. Advising on health and safety issues at the Newcastle office will provide the opportunity for me to build upon my existing skills in the health and safety sector whilst helping to develop the health and safety department".
David Farnaby, from Middlesbrough, has been appointed as senior quantity surveyor in the Stockton office and is currently working as part of the Water Network Framework for Northumbrian Water Ltd as a Senior Quantity Surveyor..
Also Joining the Stockton office is Peter Johnson, 35, from Guisborough, who is appointed as senior surveyor in the property department. He is currently involved in the Middlehaven project in Middlesbrough for Tees Valley Regeneration.
Director George Murray said, "The opening of the health and safety department at the Newcastle office is a strategic move and the team will be playing an essential role. I am pleased to welcome all our new staff to the company at a very exciting time in our development.”
With its commitment to training and employee development Faithful+Gould has also recently taken on five trainees. All the new recruits are studying a part-time BSc Degree at Northumbria University in Quantity Surveying.
Craig Boyle, Matthew Devlin, Craig Smallman, and Scott Day join the Stockton office, while Brendan Duffy from Billingham has been appointed as assistant quantity surveyor at the Stockton office in the water utility department.
An additional trainee to the Newcastle team is Rachael Dart, 18 from Slaley, who is also currently studying part-time at Northumbria University.