Consultancy Buro Four has begun an expansion strategy with the appointment of two new senior directors from Faithful+Gould.

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James Foreman is one of series of new hires and appointments at Buro Four

Julian Kent joins as project director after ten years at Faithful+Gould following seven years at Gleeds and 12 years at Lendlease is joined by James Foreman who also joins as project director from Faithful+Gould, Property Week can reveal. 

Kent brings extensive experience having served as a regional director at Faithful+Gould with a focus on complex projects and previously served as a senior project manager in both the UK and South Africa for Lendlease. Foreman meanwhile has spent the past six years delivering a complex change management process for a private sector client of Faithful+Gould.

They will join the new senior management team at Buro Four including Ian Higgs, who recently returned to the company as managing director for London, and Stuart Flaxton and David Boles who were recently promoted to senior roles within the company.

Buro Four has recently been appointed on a number of major projects across the UK including the Museum of London, The Royal Academy of the Arts and the old American Embassy at 30 Grosvenor Square.

Ian Roberts, chairman of Buro Four, said: “Buro Four is undergoing an exciting period of growth and our 80-strong firm continues to grow and get even stronger.  I am delighted to welcome Julian, James to our London-based operations as they bring with them extensive experience from working across complex projects in a variety of different sectors”.

The company has also made a further junior appointment with Natalie Sofjan joining the facilities team in the role of receptionist and office administrative assistant.

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