Turner & Townsend has appointed Peter McGettrick as a new managing director to lead its advisory arm.

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His new role will see him lead the UK advisory services team, which has over 300 specialists and has grown by over 80% in the last three years. He also joins the UK management board at Turner & Townsend.

McGettrick joined Turner & Townsend in 2016 as head of health and safety. Before that, he was divisional managing director for Capita Property and Infrastructure.

Patricia Moore, Turner & Townsend UK managing director and executive board member, said: “I am delighted to welcome Peter to the UK board to lead our advisory services. Our health and safety business has grown significantly under Peter’s direction in the last two years. I look forward to working with him to continue to drive our ambitious growth plans.”

Earlier this year, Turner & Townsend appointed David Whysall as the new managing director of its UK infrastructure business.