Panel

  • Matt Harrison

    Matt Harrison

    BA Hons DipArch MA RIBA

    One50studio

    Matt is passionate about the value and social necessity of architecture and place design. This is aligned with a commitment to progress neighbourhood scale transformation to achieve sustainable outcomes through integrated energy, transport, water, ecology and social infrastructure. Matt has been a panel member of the Bristol Urban design forum for more than 10 years and is a teaching fellow at Bath University. He works as a consultant with White Design, where he was a Director and employee of 16 years leading on urban design, neighbourhood planning and architectural projects as well as research into Zero Carbon communities, Retrofit, Design for Future Climate and Post Occupancy Evaluation.

    Climate, Housing, Strategic Development

  • 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

  • Nick James

    Nick James

    BSc.

    Futureground

    Nick is a sustainability professional with 20 years’ experience working in investor, developer, designer and contractor organisations. His expertise is in the development and regeneration of housing, mixed and merged-use schemes. Nick focuses on applying design thinking to the “software” of how buildings, places and supporting services are designed, delivered, governed, managed and curated. He’s founding director of Futureground, a strategy and change agency helping those organisations shaping our built environment to create triple-bottom-line value.

    Climate, Housing, Strategic Development

  • Phil Jones

    Phil Jones

    BSc (Hons) CEng FICHT FIHE MICE

    Phil Jones Associates

    Phil is an engineer with extensive experience in transport planning and street design, particularly in new developments. He aims to achieve synergy between street and urban design to create places and spaces that meet aesthetic, social and functional aims. He is the Chairman of PJA, a 75-strong transport, engineering and placemaking consultancy. In recent years Phil has specialised in active travel and is a member of the Department for Transport’s Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Group.

    People & Place, Strategic Development, Transport

  • Annabel Keegan

    Annabel Keegan

    BA (Hons) MA

    PJA

    Annabel is a qualified transport planner and urban designer with a background in architecture. She has over 15 years of practical experience in multidisciplinary consultant teams, specialising in the delivery of design-led projects in both the public and private sectors. She has been involved in the promotion of many mixed-use urban design and masterplanning projects, and has developed knowledge and understanding of design, planning application and design review processes. Annabel has a keen interest in improving the quality of streets and public spaces and has been involved in a range of projects developing innovative street and public realm designs.

    Housing, Strategic Development, Transport

  • Cora Kwiatkowski

    Cora Kwiatkowski

    Dipl.-Ing. Arch RIBA

    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

  • Richard Latcham

    Richard Latcham

    BEng (Hons) Dip UD CEng MICE MIHT

    Latcham

    Richard is an engineer and urban designer with 26 years’ experience working in the public and private sector on mobility, regeneration and land development projects. His skills and experience cover a variety of types of projects from planned urban extensions to the redevelopment of station development areas. His work is across a wide diversity of scales from single site redevelopments to city and regional development frameworks. His practice covers abstract and conceptual visions through to detailed scheme design, with specialist transport planning expertise and an ability for multi-agency and partnership working.

    People & Place, Strategic Development, Transport

  • Michèle Lavelle

    Michèle Lavelle

    Dip LA CMLI MA T&CP Dip UD

    4D Landscape Design

    Proactive and with a realistic, positive approach to Landscape Architecture, Planning and Urban Design, Michèle’s expertise encompasses all aspects of these fields. She advises on the BUDF and Creating Excellence panels and is a founding member of Bristol Council’s Tree Forum and TDAG. Michèle advises and acts on behalf of Local Authorities and developers as an expert witness at planning appeals. Michèle lectures at UoG and UWE and is a Council Member of the Landscape Institute.

    Landscape, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Eve Murzyn

    Eve Murzyn

    MArch, BSc (Hons), PGC, ARB, RIBA

    HTA Design LLP

    Eve leads the Bristol office of HTA Design an architectural practice with a focus on housing and has been with HTA since 2013. She has experience in urban design, masterplanning, architectural design, estate regeneration, community consultation and has worked in architectural practice for 18 years. Prior to joining HTA Eve worked for Farrells in Hong Kong working on mixed use projects across Asia, before that she worked for Powell Dobson Architects in the UK on a variety of residential, mixed-use and leisure projects. Eve has also volunteered for Architecture for Humanity whilst located in Cape Town, South Africa and for an architectural practice in Auckland, New Zealand. She has been involved in international development projects in developing countries working with non-profit organisations and aid agencies.

    Housing, People & Place, Strategic Development