Arup, an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants, and technical specialists, has named a new associate principal and three new associates.

Cress Wakefield, an electrical engineer with more than 20 years of experience, has been appointed associate principal in the firm’s Seattle office.

Keatan Howard, Aris Kozmidis, and Edmund (Siu) Wong have been named associates.

Howard, a BIM design leader for Arup’s buildings group in Toronto, has more than 14 years of experience managing and delivering digital models. Kozmidis is a structural engineer in the firm’s Los Angeles office, and has 14 years of experience. Wong currently leads the energy and sustainability team and business development in Arup’s Toronto office.