Published: 21/03/2002, Volume II2, No. 5797 Page 6

Alastair McLellan is to be the new editor of HSJ. Mr McLellan (pictured) replaces Peter Davies, who leaves next week - 18 years after he joined the magazine as a reporter. Mr McLellan was formerly editor in chief and general manager of Construction Plus, the award-winning internet business owned by HSJ's publisher, Emap Communications.

Before joining Construction Plus, Mr McLellan was editor of the weekly magazine New Civ il Engineer. In 1998, he was named Periodical Publishers Association Business Magazine Writer of the Year for his reports on the handover of Hong Kong.

alastair. mclellan@emap. com 020-7874 0251 (from 2 April).