On the move: the latest East Midlands hires

David Conway

Nottingham City Transport has hired David Conway as its new head of operations.

Nottingham-born Conway joins NCT from Cardiff Bus, where he was service delivery director for over three years, guiding the business out of the pandemic and introducing 55 electric buses into service in the Welsh capital.

Prior to his time at Cardiff Bus, he joined the industry through the Stagecoach graduate scheme in 2008, which led to opportunities across the country including Devon, Lincolnshire, Manchester, South Wales and the London Olympics in 2012.

Conway said: “After eight-and-a-half years across the border in Wales, I’m delighted to have returned home to join an operator that inspired me to take up a career in the bus industry and am looking forward to getting involved in the continuing success of NCT.”

NCT’s managing director, David Astill said “I am delighted to welcome David Conway to NCT. He has amassed a wealth of operational experience at a senior level with Stagecoach and Cardiff Bus. Mixed with his knowledge of the Nottingham area I am sure David will make a positive contribution to the future success of this business.”

A property consultancy has announced a raft of promotions across its offices in the East Midland.

Those stepping up at Fisher German

Fisher German has promoted 15 members of staff at its offices in Ashby, Market Harborough and Newark – alongside a key promotion at the top of the company.

Sarah DeRenzy-Tomson, based at Fisher German’s head office in Ashby, has been named as Fisher German’s new head of planning.

She takes over from Liberty Stones, who has become the firm’s new divisional managing partner for its Advisory Services division.

Further promotions at Ashby include Matthew Turner and Will Bostock, who both become associate partners, Matthew Handford and James Beverley who both become senior associates, Marc Styrdom who becomes an associate, Beth Simpson and Abi Hicklin who both become senior surveyors, and Amber-Rose Heys who is now a department co-ordinator.

Deborah Smith becomes head of bid management, Chloe Sharratt becomes a senior bid coordinator, Harman Basra becomes senior learning & development manager, and Brian Shaw becomes system administrator.

In Market Harborough, Joy Brankin-Frisby has been promoted to associate partner and Frances Houseman is now a senior surveyor, while Eleanor Harding in Newark becomes an associate.

The promotions at Fisher German are among 46 made across its 26 offices.

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