Panel

  • Helen Newman

    Helen Newman

    BA (Hons) Dip Arch (Cambs) RIBA, RIBA (CA)

    Helen Newman Architects

    Helen is a RIBA award-winning architect and chartered conservation architect. Her extensive experience over the last 25 years designing and delivering projects spans many sectors from education, leisure, residential and blue light as well as extensive experience in the adaption, repair and restoration of listed buildings adopting sustainable construction strategies. Helen is currently Head of Profession for Architecture at SPACES which supports design excellence and best practice in the design and delivery of Public buildings.

    Heritage

  • Georgina Bolton

    Georgina Bolton

    MA

    Bristol City Council / Freelance Arts Producer and Consultant

    Georgina is an experienced Arts Producer and Consultant specialising in public realm projects across the arts, heritage and built environment sectors. Previously at Situations and Trust New Art, she is now Public Art Officer for Bristol City Council, collaborating across teams to strategise, secure and manage cultural investment for Bristol’s public realm via the planning system, advocating for the transformative role that arts and culture plays in our everyday lives. Georgina is a Trustee of Terrestrial UK and a Lecturer on UWE’s MA/MFA Curating programme.

    Heritage, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Geoff Rich

    Geoff Rich

    BA(Hons) BArch(Hons) AABC RIBA-SCA

    Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

    Geoff is a Managing Partner at FCBStudios and an AABC-accredited conservation architect with a leading role in creative re-use and regeneration projects. He is currently working on the world’s oldest surviving iron-framed buildings at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings, the Bath Abbey Footprint project, and masterplans for the National Museums of Liverpool and Liverpool University. Geoff is a member of the Historic England Historic Places Panel, lectures at several universities, and previously led award-winning projects at Hampton Court Palace and Windsor Castle.

    Climate, Heritage, People & Place

  • Richard Guise

    Richard Guise

    Dip Arch, RIBA, PG Dip TP, MRTPI.

    Context 4D

    Richard is a chartered architect and town planner with over forty years’ experience. He is principal of his Bristol-based urban design consultancy, Context4D, and specialises in design guidance and negotiation, sustainability, urban design frameworks and characterisation. Formerly course leader of the MA Urban Design programme at UWE, Richard is an Academician of the Academy of Urbanism and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He co-authored ‘Shaping Neigbourhoods’ and ‘Characterising Neighbourhoods’.

    Heritage, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Charles Wilson

    Charles Wilson

    MA DA[Manc] Dip Arch Riba MRTPI

    Charles Wilson is an Architect & Town Planner who has practiced in both private & public sectors. He previously co-designed the listed bus station at BDP, was City Architect and Planning Director at Lancaster, past chair of the CABE / Historic England Urban Panel, and was the deputy chair of Places Matter, the North West Regional Design Review service. He is current chair of strategic project review for Design West.

    Heritage, Housing, Strategic Development

  • Alexander Wright

    Alexander Wright

    BSc(Hons) Dip Arch MDesS FHEA ARB

    University of Bath

    Professor Alex Wright is Head of Architecture at the University of Bath. He is a graduate of the University of Bath, Cambridge University, and Harvard University, where he studied as a Harkness Fellow.  He worked in private practice for 15 years before accepting a full-time academic position in 2005.  Alex is an expert adviser to the Ministerial Advisory Group for the Department for Communities (Northern Ireland) and is Chair of the Swindon Design Review Panel for Creating Excellence.

    Heritage, People & Place, Strategic Development