Panel

  • James Howard

    James Howard

    BSc (Hons), MRICS

    Studio HIVE

    James is Development Director at Studio HIVE, an innovative Bristol-based property developer. He previously worked as Associate Director of Urban Splash and at Gleeds, JLL, and Chesterton. A qualified Building Surveyor, James branched into Development and Project Management of mixed-use heritage and led projects including Lakeshore, Bristol and Royal William Yard, Plymouth. James has been involved with the redevelopment of Deepcut Barracks and Filton and regeneration projects in Bristol & Weston-super-Mare. James has served on the Torbay Design Review Panel for 10 years.

    Heritage, Housing, Strategic Development

  • Geoffrey Haslam

    Geoffrey Haslam

    Dip Arch. ARB AoU FRSA

    Local Agenda Ltd.

    Geoffrey set up Hull Architecture Workshop and, after working as an architect, became Executive director of Community Design Service in Cardiff. As Director of Local Agenda he now provides support and project management services to third sector organisations. He chaired the Design Review Panel of BUDF for seven years and is an active member of the Academy of Urbanism, organising events and assessing the Great Place Awards throughout the UK and Ireland.

    Housing, People & Place

  • David Halewood

    David Halewood

    BSc (Hons) MRICS

    Colston & Colston Chartered Surveyors

    David is highly experienced in the provision of detailed consultancy and marketing advice for disposal and acquisition of residential, mixed use, conversion/brownfield and strategic development land throughout the South West and South Wales regions. He has substantial experience in all aspects of valuation, landlord and tenant matters for both commercial and residential properties throughout the UK. David provides expert development consultancy and viability advice in support of planning applications and s106 agreements, and has considerable experience negotiating structured contract option agreements.

    Housing, Strategic Development

  • Dan Tapscott

    Dan Tapscott

    BSc (Hons) MRICS

    Rapleys LLP

    Dan is a Chartered Building Surveyor specialising in the field of Neighbourly Matters, which includes Rights to Light, Daylight & Sunlight Amenity, Party Walls and Access Arrangements. Seen as a ‘leading light’ of the profession, Dan is behind multiple developments on our local and national skyline, serves as the secretary of the Severnside P&T Club for Party Wall practitioners, has published numerous articles, and regularly gives seminars on the subject of Neighbourly Matters.

    Density, Housing, People & Place

  • Craig White

    Craig White

    BSc, AA Dip FRSA

    White Design and Agile Homes

    Craig combines a number of roles as designer, developer and entrepreneur to deliver low-carbon outcomes in our built environment. Craig is founding Director of the Chartered RIBA Practice White Design, CEO at Agile Homes, and co-founder of the We Can Make project. He is also a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Architecture at UWE. Recent roles include Chair of Wood for Good; Director at TRADA; Trustee at Spike Island and Steering Group Member at Innovate UK.

    Climate, Housing, People & Place

  • Cora Kwiatkowski

    Cora Kwiatkowski

    BSc, AA Dip FRSA

    Stride Treglown

    Cora is a chartered architect with over 20 years’ international experience and Divisional Director/Sector Lead for Higher Education at Stride Treglown, as well as a RIBA Client Adviser with a special focus on strategic advice, briefing and user experience. Cora is experienced in working with the public and private sector to deliver award-winning projects. With her strong design background, she has been responsible for high-value and change inspiring projects, including higher education, student accommodation and workplace schemes. Cora has demonstrated encouraging design excellence as thought-leader through co-chairing the Design Review Panel at Design West and the Design Commission for Wales (DCfW). She further supports this aim as Board Trustee for Design West, Commissioner for DCfW, Design Council Associate and a member of the Higher Education Design Quality Forum (HEDQF).

    Density, Housing, Strategic Development

  • Colin Cobb

    Colin Cobb

    BA(Hons) DipArch ARB

    FCB Studios

    Colin is an associate at FCB Studios, where he has worked since 2007. He specialises in education and performing arts buildings, and has completed a number of schools and university buildings. These include the Plymouth School of Creative Arts and the Birmingham Conservatoire, which features a 480 seat orchestral concert hall, multiple smaller venues and a suite of recording studios. He also sits on the Bristol Urban Design Forum review panel.

    Housing, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Clare Wilks

    Clare Wilks

    MA UD and MA (Oxon) Fine Art

    LDA

    Clare is an urban designer and master planner leading LDA Design’s new multi-disciplinary team in Bristol. Using her creative approach and communication skills, she looks for ways to make places memorable and responsive to the existing environment. Her previous work with communities has strengthened her belief that all good designs are firmly rooted in local people’s experience and knowledge. Recent work includes new garden villages in the south-east, Somerdale in Keynsham, the Nylon Spinners Factory in Pontypool, and city visioning for the regeneration of Bangor, Wales.  

    Housing

  • 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