Latest recruit to Project Risks team to help drive growth in the region

Heath Lambert has annoucned plans to open Scottish office, adding to its additional locations at Aberdeen and Edinburgh.

The news follows the broker's appointment of Mark Bourke to its Edinburgh office to drive the expansion and development of its Project Risks Group across Scotland.

Bourke will work closely with the 25 strong Heath Lambert team in Scotland to explore and capitalise on opportunities in a wide range of industries and sectors including construction, engineering and transportation.

Mark brings with him a wealth of valuable technical, operational and financial planning expertise across the engineering sector and in infrastructure development.

He worked previously with Tie Limited and Mott MacDonald.

Mike Hawkes, Executive Director for Heath Lambert’s Transportation Division, commented: “With the Forth River crossing, the Edinburgh Tram and the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Scotland, as well as numerous other projects underway, there is a sizable amount of investment in the country.

"As specialist insurance brokers, we have an ability to bring new thinking, innovative and cost effective solutions which offer our clients the opportunity to make savings.

"Mark’s knowledge and experience of Scotland and Scottish enterprises, the complex needs of clients and businesses and his extensive contacts will prove invaluable in helping us to explore these, and other opportunities, across the whole of Scotland.”

Alan Carnegie, Managing Director for Heath Lambert in Scotland, explained: “As a business we pride ourselves on being a local broker, which we feel benefits our clients as we are close at hand geographically and we understand the trading environment and the challenges businesses face in the region."