David Curran (pictured)
Isos Housing Group
David Curran has been appointment as the full-time scheme manager at the new £5 million state-of-the-art Weavers’ Court Extra Care housing development in Alnwick. David, who has worked in the care sector the past 15 years, will oversee the day-to-day running of the building which is due to open its doors in spring 2016.
Business development manager
JB Skills Training Limited
JB Skills Training Ltd as recruited Paul Taylor as business development manager. Paul brings with him extensive experience having developed a number of business portfolios for companies across the region. He will be tasked with expanding the £1 million business in both the North East and the Midlands, working with colleges, schools and employers.
General manager and mortgage broker
North East residential and commercial property specialist Bradley Hall has strengthened its new financial services arm with a new appointment. Lewis Chambers joins Bradley Hall Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents as general manager of the company’s Gosforth operation and BH Financial Service as mortgage broker across all of the North East branches.
Mike Spetch, a corporate partner with more than 27 years’ experience, has joined Muckle LLP, to further strengthen the commercial law firm’s team. In addition to working on mainstream mergers and acquisitions, Mike will advise on private equity investments and realisations, alongside providing strategic corporate finance advice for management teams.
Senior investment manager
NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI) has bolstered its Invest Newcastle team with the appointment of Ciara Small as senior investment manager. Belfast-born Ciara joins the team to promote Newcastle, nationally and internationally, to attract and secure new investment into the city.
Bespoke software development consultancy Scott Logic has welcomed a new recruitment manager to its growing workforce. Michelle Minnikin is part of a number of new appointments for the firm and will work to ensure the company continues to attract high-calibre software engineers and support staff.