Sheffield commercial interior design and fit-out specialist OVO Spaces has appointed a new estimator and project manager.

Paul Batty, who is 50 and lives in Sheffield, joins the OVO team at the company’s headquarters in Sheffield’s historic Victoria Quays.

Before taking up his post with OVO, Paul spent more than 20 years working in the hospitality sector, project managing the refurbishment of hotels, restaurants, pubs and bars for leading industry names such as Marstons, Fuller’s and Green King.

“This is a great time to be joining OVO,” said Paul. “OVO have a young and dynamic design team and I really look forward to working with them on some exciting new projects.”

OVO Spaces Managing Director Rebecca Knight said: “Paul brings a wealth of experience with him and his knowledge of everything from engaging with different trades to formulating costing plans will prove invaluable as our business continues to grow.”