The Stockport-based consulting engineer has appointed Aidan Flynn from Trafford Council as business development manager.
Flynn is a chartered structural engineer and a member of the chartered management institute.
He was previously head of highways at Trafford since 2008.
He has more than 35 years' experience in delivery and management of civil and structural engineering multi-disciplinary projects and services.
Flynn said: "Wilde Consulting Engineers are one of the county's leading independent civil and structural engineering consultants and I'm looking forward to working with a company that is committed to continued growth and development throughout the UK."
He will focus on developing the company's relationships with key clients and seeking new business opportunities to support continued growth and development.