Expanding contractor J Tomlinson has appointed Antony Newton as special projects leader.

An experienced commercial manager and quantity surveyor, Antony has been appointed to support J Tomlinson’s commercial activity initially in two departments – Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, and Facilities Management.

His position is a newly created post and he joins the Nottingham-based company as it experiences unprecedented growth.

“J Tomlinson is a company with an excellent reputation, working across the East Midlands, West Midlands and Yorkshire, and I am very pleased to be a part of an ambitious team that is taking the business forward,” said Antony.

“I have good knowledge of the sectors and services that J Tomlinson works in and I hope to be building on this in my new role.”

Antony, who has worked in the industry for 24 years, has held positions at a number of key organisations including Keepmoat, Bullock Construction (now United Living) and Willmott Dixon.

J Tomlinson, with its headquarters at Beeston near Nottingham, offers services in construction, refurbishment, repairs and maintenance, mechanical and electrical engineering, and facilities management, and works across a range of sectors including social housing, emergency services, health and care, education, retail and commercial property.