Ex-Berwin Leighton lawyer takes ISIS top spot

Former Berwin Leighton (now Berwin Leighton Paisner) planning lawyer Mark Ryder (left) has been appointed as chief executive of British Waterways' new property public-private partnership with Amec and the Igloo Regeneration Fund. The new joint venture, named ISIS Waterside Regeneration, aims to unlock the potential of canal and riverside land across the UK. Ryder, formerly a director of London & Amsterdam Developments (part of ING Real Estate) has nearly 10 years experience in the property industry. He is dual-qualified as a solicitor and is a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.