Design Review Panel Members

Below is a gallery introducing the Design Review Panel pool of members. Please use the side arrows to move through the pages. Click on the photographs to open a short PDF curriculum vitae in a new window.

 

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Alan Swan

Transport Engineer

Alan is a Senior Associate Transport Engineer at Peter Brett Associates LLP managing their transport team across the South West

Alan Swan

Bill Soper

Chartered Architect

Bill is an architect and town planner with wide experience in many sectors. He has been a partner at tpbennett for some years and has been involved in many complex mixed use schemes but is best known for his work in the commercial office space and residential markets.

Bill Soper

Chris Odgers

RTPI & Urban Designer

Chris is an urban designer with over 20 years of experience in master planning, regeneration and design strategies.

Chris Odgers

David Drummond

Chartered Architect

David is a very experienced Chartered Architect and a Director of Reed Holland Architects, based in Taunton

David Drummond

David Martin

Chartered Surveyor

Director in Gates Construction Consultants Ltd with the overall responsibility for the Management of the Plymouth office.

David Martin

Dr Phil Smith

Environmentalist

Dr Phil Smith is a Chartered Chemist and Chartered Environmentalist with 35 years of experience in ecological surveys and assessment of the impacts of contaminants.

Dr Phil Smith

Graham Devine

Chartered Architect

Graham is a chartered architect, Director and shareholder of LHC Design. He has been responsible for the design and delivery of a numerous high-end residential and large scale commercial schemes. He is an excellent communicator which has enabled him to successfully lead many high profile projects across public and private sectors.

Graham Devine

James Harrison

Chartered Architect

Experienced Associate Director with a demonstrated history of working in the design industry. Skilled in AutoCAD, Design Management, Feasibility Studies, Mixed-use, and Construction. Strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) PG dip Arch focused in Architecture from Birmingham School of Architecture.

James Harrison

Jonathan Vernon Smith

Urban Designer & Architect

I lead the Bristol and Cardiff Urban Design team of 5 people. My work includes leading the design of residential projects, town centre schemes, mixed use new build as well as major regeneration schemes.

Jonathan Vernon Smith

Katie Jones

Senior Ecologist

Katie has a wealth of experience in the ecological & environmental management sector & has worked on a variety of contracts. She is well versed on protected sites & species throughout the South-west as well as further afield.

Katie Jones

Mark Daley

Chartered Architect

A qualified architect for 20 years, Mark has extensive knowledge of the commercial and public sectors, including education, office, retail, leisure, and housing, winning many design awards in these fields. He has an interest in the ‘front end’ strategic and concept design stages of projects

Mark Daley

Matt Cowley

Ecologist

An ecologist with over 20 years professional and research experience, Matt is a Director and co-owner of EAD Ecology. Matt has directed ecological inputs to numerous development projects, including major housing and mineral extraction projects. Matt has presented ecological evidence at Public Inquiries and Planning Hearings and fulfilled the role of expert witness for a case heard in the High Court and Appeal Court.

Matt Cowley

Neil Williamson

Landscape Architect

Landscape architect with more than 30 years’ experience in landscape and urban design, planning and project implementation. Past President of the Landscape Institute (2008-2010), a current Built Environment Expert with Design Council CABE, and a member of the Islington Design Review Panel.

Neil Williamson

Paul Bulkeley

Chartered Architect

RIBA Chartered Architect at Snug Architects Ltd and Part-time senior lecturer and tutor on the MEng Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Southampton School of Civil Engineering and the Environment

Paul Bulkeley

Paul Gregory

Ecologists (incl Marine)

Paul is a Chartered Marine and Terrestrial Ecologist with nearly 20 years experience working within the ecological environment and in conservation projects. Paul is a team leader with URS as well as an assessor for the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).

Paul Gregory

Peregrine Mears

Chartered Architect

Principal Peregrine Mears Architects. We have a diverse portfolio of work across different sectors.

Peregrine Mears

Richard White

Chartered Architect

Richard is a director of Mitchell Architects in Plymouth & a past South West Regional Chair of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Richard White

Robert Bedner

Chartered Technologist

Senior Chartered Architectural Technologist / Architectural Designer with a professional foundation grounded in over twenty years of professional experience including contributing to world class projects in New York, London, Paris, and Oslo for significant internationally recognized practitioners.

Robert Bedner

Tim Burton

Chartered Town Planner

Tim has extensive experience of leading a successful local authority planning service with ambitious growth aspirations. He has had responsibility for managing multi-disciplinary teams.

Tim Burton

Adam Bratt

Ecologist

Senior ecologist at Blackdown Environmental, lecturer at Plymouth University & a member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology & Environmental Management

Adam Bratt

Andrew Chaplin

Chartered Architect

Associate Director Chartered Architect Experience across a wide range of building typologies noted below. Seventeen years in pedigree London practices and recent years in SW England. Acted as part time studio tutor at Plymouth. Part 3 Examiner and office mentor. Client facing, managerial. Coordination of internal team & external consultants.

Andrew Chaplin

Catherine Grindle

Transport Engineer

An experienced traffic and transportation engineer

Catherine Grindle

Colin Pill

Chartered Landscape Architect

Colin is a Chartered Landscape Architect & Director at Tyler Grange LLP with over 20 years of experience in all areas of design & development.

Colin Pill

David Hawes

Urban Designer

David is an experienced Urban Designer with a portfolio in Strategic Masterplanning and Place Making but equipped with the tools to design detailed and deliverable solutions in the built environment

David Hawes

David Simister

Chartered Architect

David is an experienced Chartered Architect and a retired Creative Director of AHR / Aedas,where he ran in-house Design Review, competitions and co-hosted their bi-annual Global Design Summit workshops. David is also a Panel member on the A+DS and MADE Design Review Panels

David Simister

Duncan Brown

Chartered Surveyor

Chartered Surveyor employed to head up commercial property services and survey & valuation departments

Duncan Brown

Grant Elliott

Chartered Architect

Grant Elliott is an Architect & Associate at LHC. He is admitted on the RIBA Conservation Register and on the Diocese of Exeter List of Inspectors Approved to carry out Quinquennial Inspections.

Grant Elliott

John Burgess

Chartered Landscape Architect

Chartered Landscape Architect with over 20 years post qualification experience gained on a wide variety of projects including commercial development, education, hospitals, housing, leisure development, including overseas work and resorts.

John Burgess

Kamran Khan

Chartered Architect

Kamran Khan is the principal of design led architects Green Form Design (GFD).

Kamran Khan

Kim Gray

Landscape Architect

Kim is a partner of SCG Associates (landscape architects), based in Totnes Devon. Her practice portfolio spans projects within both the private and public domain.

Kim Gray

Mark Mac Donnell

Chartered Architect

Chartered Architect and Surveyor with experience of sustainable design in the Somerset area, conservation architecture in Bath and Devon, office development in Central London and high end residential extensions, refurbishment and interior design in West London.

Mark Mac Donnell

Michael J Steed

Natural Resource Consultant

A multi-disciplined Chartered natural resource professional with 30 years experience in forestry, arboriculture and ecology in the private, public & charitable sectors.

Michael J Steed

Nick Morris

Chartered Architect

Nick is a senior associate architect at Stride Treglown in Plymouth, Chair of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Plymouth Branch & Chairman of the South West Access Forum

Nick Morris

Paul Channing

Conservation Architect

Head of Historic Building Conservation and an Associate within Stride Treglown. As an AABC registered architect Paul is currently 1 of approximately 420 conservation accredited architects in the UK recognised by Historic England (formally English Heritage) as qualified to work on Scheduled Ancient Monuments and Listed Buildings of all grades.

Paul Channing

Paul Humphries

Chartered Architect

Paul brings over 25 years of regional, national & international experience to the project, with Principal in charge & lead Architect responsibilities.

Paul Humphries

Philip Bisatt

Town Planner (RTPI)

Past Chair of the RTPI SW region and a Senior planning Policy Officer at Taunton Deane Borough Council. He has worked on a significant number of regeneration and urban design projects during a local government career of more than 30 years.

Philip Bisatt

Rob Beswick

Chartered Landscape Architect

BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture, Dip LA CMLI Landscape Institute Committee Member for Awards & Competitions External Examiner at Leeds Beckett University Trustee for Cheltenham Design Festival

Rob Beswick

Sally Godber

Mechanical Engineer

Sally is an energy consultant, director of WARM in Plymouth & is a chartered mechanical engineer working in the construction sector

Sally Godber

Tony Pollintine

Chartered Architect

An Architect with more than 25 years experience, Tony has been a director of Grainge Architects in Exeter since 2002. He has wide-ranging skills including masterplanning, infrastructure & urban design, & building design in most sectors, notably schools & colleges, residential, commercial & retail, airports, leisure & hotels.

Tony Pollintine

Adam Garland

Transport Planner

Adam has been employed by the Local Highway Authority for approximately 18 years firstly in Suffolk, then Essex, and now Somerset as a Principle Planning Liaison Officer.

Adam Garland

Angela Williams

Architect

Architect, teacher and urbanist, Angela brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience to the Design Review Panel. In 2010 Angela retired as Head of Design Review at Architecture & Design Scotland (A+DS) & moved from Edinburgh to the South West of England. Angela is a current member of the Design Commission for Wales's Design Review Panel.

Angela Williams

Charlotte Riggs

Chartered Landscape Architect

Chartered Landscape Architect (with 35 years experience) , latterly employed as a Senior Landscape Architect in the Planning & Regeneration Directorate of a Local Authority, which was identified as one of the major growth points in the SW.

Charlotte Riggs

Darrell Willcox

Chartered Architect

RIBA Chartered Architect and RIBA Conservation Registrant. Darrell is an experienced Architect having practiced as an Architect across the South West an a wide range of project types and sizes over the last 20 years.

Darrell Willcox

David Lobban

Town Planner (RTPI)

Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute & co founder of PCL Planning Ltd, based in Exeter in Devon, with a wide range of experience of both policy and development planning.

David Lobban

David Wallace Mathewson

Urban Designer

A qualified and award-winning urban designer, planner, educator & architectural designer with more than thirteen years of urban design, planning and architecture experience in the UK, US & internationally.

David Wallace Mathewson

Elaine Olphert

Chartered Architect

Elaine is a Chartered Architect whose working knowledge of the housing sector, both as a consultant and now working for a developer, gives her a unique understanding of the challenges faced in delivering new homes.

Elaine Olphert

Heather Woodman

Chartered Town Planner

Heather is a Chartered Town Planner and a director of Forester TPC Limited, a planning and land survey consultancy she established in 2001. Previously a development control planner for various local planning authorities in Devon, she has 28 years’ experience in all planning matters.

Heather Woodman

John Wilde

Chartered Architect

Architect, RIBA Councillor & past RIBA SW Regional Chair; passionately interested in design & in particular local distinctiveness with an abiding interest in raising the quality and level of design within the South West.

John Wilde

Kate O'neill

Ecological Consultant

Chartered environmentalist based in Devon & a member of the Institute of Ecology & Environmental Management with 15 years experience in both in the public private sectors.

Kate O'neill

Louise Baugh

Chartered Landscape Architect

A Chartered Landscape Architect with over 15 years post qualification experience gained on a wide variety of projects including commercial development, education, play, hospitals, housing, leisure development, military establishments and private estates.

Louise Baugh

Martin Brady

Highways Engineer

Highly experienced highways engineer & MD of PCL Transport Planning Ltd in Exeter Devon with knowledge of highways, traffic & civil engineering aspects of development projects.

Martin Brady

Michael Plageman

Conservation Architect

Director of r+m studio and experienced conservation architect, with a cv that demonstrates the successful delivery of new buildings and additions to particularly challenging sites and contexts

Michael Plageman

Nick Perrett

Landscape Architect

Nick is a director and principle landscape architect at Redbay Design, working with both public and private sector clients.

Nick Perrett

Paul Dadson

MRTPI (Conservation)

I have been employed part time as a conservation officer at Mid Devon District Council since 2008. Prior to that I worked in planning authorities in Kent and since 1990 at Somerset County Council and West Somerset Council. My work includes advising owners and agents on all kinds of proposals relating to historic buildings and historic areas. Interventions to historic buildings and historic areas, of course, require a good understanding of how they have become what they are now and the context i.e. setting of proposed interventions.

Paul Dadson

Paul Osborne

Urban Designer

Urban Design Director Paul is a chartered landscape architect and urban designer with over 10 years experience in the private and public sectors.

Paul Osborne

Philip Hanson

Chartered Landscape Architect

Philip leads The Landscape Practice as a director with over 35 years experience as a landscape architect

Philip Hanson

Rob Rickey

Environmental Designer

Rob is a very experienced environmental architectural designer. Rob is a motivated, personable professional with two architecture degrees and 37 years experience in a range of architectural roles.

Rob Rickey

Stephen Bond

MRICS Heritage Consultant

Stephen Bond runs heritage consultancy, Heritage Places, from Taunton providing advice for the historic environment to national and local government, public sector funding bodies, and property management, development and institutional clients.

Stephen Bond

Yann Leclerq

Planner & Urban Designer

An experienced urban designer and planner with expertise in large scale masterplans and strategic planning frameworks in the UK and internationally

Yann Leclerq

Adrian Montague

Chartered Mechanical Engineer

A chartered principal mechanical and public health design engineer

Adrian Montague

Arthur Tatchell

Chartered Architect

Following his success in developing UK's first Passivhaus School & Europe's first Zero- Carbon School, Arthur Tatchell has re-established his architectural consultancy to focus on Passivhaus Design and Sustainability in all sectors. Arthur is continuing his research & investigation into off-site pre-fabricated sustainable solutions for construction projects based on his success in Passivhaus / Zero-Carbon design

Arthur Tatchell

Chris Mackenzie

Chartered Architect

Chris founded Designscape Architects in 2004. He has a particular interest in sustainable design & the placing of buildings within the landscape, & has gained significant experience in low energy & low environmental impact buildings.

Chris Mackenzie

Dave Vickerstaff

Chartered Architect

Dave is an experienced Lead Architect with an extensive range of skills and knowledge across a wide range of project sectors and stages.

Dave Vickerstaff

David Lowin

Town Planner (RTPI)

Associate at Ridge (Planning) LLP. Previous Director and Head of Planning WYG Head of discipline for the whole planning department of WYG

David Lowin

Dominic Scanlon

Arboriculturalist

Director & senior consultant at Aspect Tree Consultancy in Devon, Dominic has a wealth of experience in both the public & private sectors

Dominic Scanlon

Emeka Efe Osaji

Chartered Environmentalist

Chartered Scientist (CSci) & Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv). Emeka is an alumnus of University of Lagos where he created The BEEHive (Building Energy Efficient Hive). Expertise also includes work on Contributory Factors in UK Government Public Authority Building Design, Construction, & Performance.

Emeka Efe Osaji

Ian Firth

Chartered Surveyor

A Chartered Surveyor (Rural & Planning & Development faculties) since 2005. An entrepreneur and self-starter. Since leaving the comfort of ‘employment’ with a national firm in 2007 I have spent several years enjoying the highs and lows of running and growing a small practice.

Ian Firth

Jonathan Braddick

Chartered Architect

Chartered Architect based near Exeter in Devon, the Design Review Panel administrator & South West Regional Chairman (09/2014 - 09/2016) of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Jonathan Braddick

Katherine Metcalfe

Heritage & Conservation

An experienced heritage professional, actively promoting the sustainable benefits of integrating new development and the historic environment to create exceptional places.

Katherine Metcalfe

Manos Stellakis

Chartered Architect