Tony Hillen has joined Willmott Dixon from Galliford Try as preconstruction manager in the Manchester office.
Hillen spent five years with Galliford Try North West and previous 21 years with Morgan Sindall.
A quantity surveyor by profession and Fellow of the RICS Hillen has 40 years’ experience, 20 in preconstruction roles.
Hillen said: “I pride myself on delivering projects for customers at preconstruction stage in line with their vision whilst keeping within their affordability limits.”
At Willmott Dixon, Hillen will be working on a number of projects with University of Manchester as well as focusing on private sector commercial and retail opportunities.
Anthony Dillon, managing director at Willmott Dixon (Northern), said: “Delighted to welcome Tony into our team to support our growth in the University sector and our increasing private sector workload. He brings with him considerable experience and a fantastic reputation which will be a great asset to the team.”