As Managing Director and Strategic Board member, Michael also chairs the practice’s Operations Group which focuses on delivering the Board’s vision and improving efficiency and effectiveness across our studios in the UK and internationally. Michael started his career studying and then working in the USA and has been instrumental in the formation of our studios in Singapore and Amsterdam.
As a qualified Architect for 25 years, Michael has dedicated his career to designing schools, colleges and universities. His particular experience and interest lies in translating educational visions into architectural realities; exploring the role that design has to play in improving learning and raising standards. Michael is very skilled in managing and coordinating the consultation process with client organisations, local authorities and other stakeholders. Notable award winning projects include the University of Reading Campus in Malaysia, Three Rivers Academy in Walton on Thames, The Spark at Southampton Solent University and The Elmgreen School in Lambeth.
Michael believes that architects have a key role to play in shaping society and creating environments that celebrate the human experience.