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Movers & Shakers

Fenn Wright's Sudbury team from left, Sharon Thurgood, Joseph Hall, Sam Thornton, Tracey Wigens, Graham Buxton, Jess Stanhope, Janice Woodhouse, Brady Catterwell and Jenny Olley.

East Anglian estate agents Fenn Wright has recruited six new members of staff to its eight branch, which as been launched in Sudbury.

Penny Arbuthnot, managing director at Genesis PR.

The director of an Ipswich-based PR firm has been elected to the sector’s national think tank, the PR and Communications Council.

Tony Cuffling, operations director, Flow Products.

Ipswich-based energy firm Flow has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of Tony Cuffling to the newly-created role of operations director of the company’s smart boiler business.

From left: Katie Beaven, Sarina Bailey, Juliet Harvey and Oliver Gravell of Birketts’ family law team.

Juliet Harvey, a Chartered Legal Executive and Collaborative Lawyer, has joined the family law team at regional law firm Birketts as a senior associate.

Amy Guest of Birketts.

Amy Guest has joined the employment law team as a senior associate at Ipswich-based law firm Birketts.

Diandra Orodan, Gary Cattermole, Jaime Johnson and Oliver Newton of The Survey Initiative

Employee research consultancy The Survey Initiative is expanding its operation by relocating to larger premises and recruiting two new members of staff.

Steve Wright and Matthew Mason of Stanfords.

Steve Wright has joined the property team at Colchester-based chartered surveyors, auctioneers and estate agents Stanfords, which has recently expanded its office.

Dominic Carter and Andy McAlister of Grant Thornton.

The Ipswich office of financial and business advisers Grant Thornton has expanded its tax team with a double appointment, and the return of a familiar face.

Lucy Brine, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking has strengthened its sector-specific support for education, healthcare, agriculture and manufacturing business in the East of England with three area director appointments.

From left, Sophie Earland, Amanda Cornwell, Claire Speakman and Nina Simmons of Scrutton Bland.

East Anglia-based financial services provider Scrutton Bland has made four new appointments to its insurance department as part of its plan for continued growth of the firm.

Karl Topley of Hughes Trade.

Hughes Trade has appointed Karl Topley to the new position of business rental specialist as part of a planned expansion, providing support to the 40 Hughes retail shops in the rapidly growing business rental market.

Jo Fox, audit director, Larking Gowen.

East Anglia-based chartered accountants Larking Gowen has expanded its Ipswich based team.

Wardale Williams opticians has welcomed experienced optical assistant Michael Parker.

Wardale Williams opticians is delighted to welcome experienced optical assistant Michael Parker to its highly skillled team.

Skinner's finance director, Lee Phillips, has taken over the reins from outgoing managing director Greg Panter.

Pet food firm Skinner’s finance director, Lee Phillips, has taken over the reins from outgoing managing director Greg Panter who has stepped down after 16 years.

Josh Hopkins who has joined Hopkins Homes.

Josh Hopkins has joined the family contruction firm he grew up with.

Grant Thornton graduate recruting officer Vanessa Harvey, second from left, with new trainees, from left, Emma Webb, Olivia Adams and Sam Jenner.

The Ipswich office of accountants Grant Thornton has welcomed six new recruits to launch their careers through the firm’s training programme, and a new graduate recruiting officer for the region.

Ensors 2016 students  with two of of the firm's partners, Pictured from left, starting front row: Daniel Voysey, Jordan Chandler, partner Fiona Hotston Moore, Alex Gardiner and James Edwards; Second row, Clio Thompson, Danielle Hammans and Chynna Lari; third row: Luke Wilding and Mark Fosker; back row: Edmund Spanner and partner Graham Page.

East Anglian chartered accountancy firm Ensors has recruited 13 students who will now study for their accountancy exams.

Jane Riley, Kerseys Solicitors.

A solicitor has become a part-owner of the Ipswich law firm she joined 30 years ago.

From left, Jonathan Talbot, Philip Jeffries and David Webster of Jeffries of Bacton.

Vehicle dealership Jeffries of Bacton, which is celebrating its 65th anniversary year, has appointed two new members to its team at Bacton,

Will Self of Suffolk Life.

Self-invested personal pensions (SIPP) provider Curtis Banks has appointed William Self, 34, as executive director to its main board.

Julia Smith, chair of the board of governors at Writtle University College, Anne Jenkin The Baroness of Kennington, chancellor for Writtle University College, and Dr Stephen Waite, vice-chancellor for Writtle University College.

Writtle University College has appointed an Essex baroness, Anne Jenkin, as founding chancellor from tomorrow.

Melissa Abbott of Muntons who has been appointed national vice chairman of the Brewing, Food & Beverage Industry supplier’s' association (BFBi).

Melissa Abbott has been appointed national vice chairman of the Brewing, Food & Beverage Industry suppliers’ association (BFBi), the first time this role has been held by a woman.

The new CBI assistant regional director for the East of England, James Allen.

The CBI has appointed James Allen as its new assistant regional director in the East of England.

The London Stansted Cambridge Consortium (LSCC)'s  new chair, Alexandra Jones.

The London Stansted Cambridge Consortium (LSCC) has a new chair. Alexandra Jones, chief executive of Centre for Cities, was appointed through an open recruitment process.

Former Crisp Malting Group managing director Euan Macpherson with his successor Adrian Dyter outside the Great Ryburgh malting plant.

Crisp Malting Group managing director Euan Macpherson has retired after 29 years with the company, which has maltings in Mistley and Ditchingham.

New appointments at Alan Boswell Group, from left,  David Wheeler, Michael Henderson, Kodi Burch, Gavin Dearsley, Sinéad Brogan, Richard Sayer.

Highly experienced risk management adviser Gavin Dearsley has joined insurance brokers Alan Boswell Group to help clients with their health and safety and risk management requirements.

Kate Southgate of Banbury Howard.

Martlesham Heath-based marketing agency Banbury Howard has appointed Kate Southgate as an account manager.

Jo Perrins of Birkett Long.

Jo Perrins has returned to Essex law firm Birkett Long, which has offices in Chelmsford, Colchester and Basildon, as a chartered legal executive after a 23-year absence.

Phil McEwan, Adrian Willings and Zhanna Askarova of Crafted.

Ipswich-based digital agency Crafted has appointed three new senior staff members.

Sutherland House seafood restaurant and hotel's a new head chef Carl Slaymaker.

Sutherland House seafood restaurant and hotel in Southwold has a new head chef. Carl Slaymaker, 30, has lived in the local area all his life and has rich experience of cooking in and around Southwold.

Brad McLean, the new general manager of Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel.

Suffolk-based hotel group TA Hotel Collection has appointed Brad McLean as general manager overseeing its golf, hotel and private members club at Thorpeness.

Andrew Burwood, Larking Gowen.

Larking Gowen senior manager Andrew Burwood has been appointed as a partner specialising in GP practices at the East Anglian accountancy firm.

Sharon Allison, Claire Sleep and Genie Barham of Ashtons Legal.

Regional law firm Ashtons Legal has appointed Sharon Allison, Genie Barham and Claire Sleep as partners, bringing its total number of partners across East Anglia to 35.

UK Power Networks'’ Lynne McDonald receiving her award from Christine Townley, executive director of the Construction Youth Trust.

UK Power Networks’ Lynne McDonald has been named Engineer of the Year - Mechanical / Electrical in the prestigious Women in Construction Awards 2016.

Ian Selby has been appointed as an independent export consultant at Your Export Department, based in Martlesham Heath, near Ipswich.

Ian Selby has joined Ipswich-based Your Export Department Ltd as an independent export consultant. Your Export Department specialises in helping small and medium-sized companies – mainly in the east of England – export to countries all over the world.

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