• Cormac Farrelly

    Cormac Farrelly


    Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

    Cormac is a Bristol-based Director Architect at the Stirling Prize winning practice, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris. Cormac leads a team working on a wide range of projects. Recently completed projects include Television Centre (London), Waverley School (Birmingham), The Fitzroy (Falmouth) and The Vincent (Bristol). Current projects include the redevelopment of Southwark Station for TfL, multiple housing schemes for Bristol City Council, a new office development for NORD in Bristol and a mix of schemes in Bristol’s emerging enterprise zone with The University of Bristol and Studio Hive.

    Density, Housing, Strategic Development

  • Joanne Fisher

    Joanne Fisher

    BSc(Hons), MSc, IHBC

    Donald Insall Associates

    Jo is an experienced heritage consultant who has provided heritage and design advice and led stakeholder negotiations to facilitate a diverse range of complex developments. She has also written several Conservation Management Plans, assessing buildings and public realm, including for the National Trust. Jo worked in the southwest after completing her MSc at Bath University, joined Insall in 2011 and led the London Heritage Consultancy for five years before returning to the southwest.

    Heritage, Strategic Development

  • Rebecca Frost

    Rebecca Frost

    BSc, MA, MRTPI

    LDA Design

    Rebecca is an Associate Urban Designer with a background in Town Planning. Designing places that are resilient to future needs, respond appropriately to their local context and are designed for wildlife and people are key drivers for Rebecca as a placemaker. She has over nine years of experience working on a range of projects from concept design, to outline planning applications and design coding as well as a range of engagement activities including co-design workshops.

    Density, Housing, Landscape, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Peter Garitsis

    Peter Garitsis


    Swindon Borough Council

    Peter is an Urban Designer with experience in professional practices in South Africa and the UK. He currently works in the Masterplanning, Design and Conservation Team at Swindon Borough Council as the Senior Urban Designer. Peter specialises in providing expert advice on large-scale development projects and raises design quality through policy, negotiation, guidance, training and as an expert witness. He is a Recognised Practitioner of the Urban Design Group, and holds a Bachelor of Architectural Studies degree, and a Masters in City Planning & Urban Design.

    Housing, Strategic Development

  • Lincoln Garland

    Lincoln Garland

    PhD MSc BA(Hons) CEnv MCIEEM

    Biodiversity by Design

    Dr Lincoln Garland has been practicing as an ecologist and eco-masterplanner in environmental consultancy, academia, and for wildlife NGOs for over 30 years. He has a particular interest in eco-urbanism and has worked on many residential schemes. Lincoln recently had two chapters included in the Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology and regularly contributes articles to the Nature of Cities web based platform. Lincoln also regularly works overseas including in Singapore, Malaysia, and the Middle-East.

    Ecology, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Andrew Grant

    Andrew Grant

    RDI, CMLI, Hon. D.Litt, Hon FRIBA, FRSA

    Grant Associates

    Founder and Director of Grant Associates. He was awarded the title of RSA Royal Designer for Industry in recognition of his pioneering global work in landscape architecture. He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield and a member of the National Infrastructure Commission Design Group. He is Chair of the Bathscape Landscape Partnership, a member of the Bath World Heritage Site Advisory Board and co-founder of the pop up festival Forest of Imagination.

    Housing, Landscape, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Emma Grayson

    Emma Grayson

    BSc (Hons), MCIHT


    Emma has 19 years of experience in transport planning, focussed on development planning. Her experience spans both the private and public sector and she has particular expertise of advising on the transport planning impacts of strategic development proposals across the south of England. Emma has worked at all stages of the planning process, from initial site feasibility through to the preparation and review of Transport Assessments and the negotiation of planning conditions and obligations.

    Highways & Transport, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Rob Gregory

    Rob Gregory

    MArch BA (Hons) RIBA ARB


    The Universities of Bristol and Bath

    Rob Gregory is an award-winning architect and academic, currently responsible for design quality across the University of Bristol’s £1bn portfolio of capital projects. Over two decades Rob has maintained a permanent post as Teaching Fellow at the University of Bath, spent ten years as Senior Editor on the Architectural Review, four years on the RIBA National Awards Group, five years running the Architecture Centre’s public programme, and held consultancy roles for the Architecture Foundation, Royal Academy and British Council.

    Heritage, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Anja Grossmann

    Anja Grossmann

    Dipl Ing. LEED AP BD+C RIBA

    Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

    Anja is an architect and partner at Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios. With her expertise in city-centre mixed use projects and urban masterplanning, she has led a wide range of award-winning projects in the UK and abroad, from global bank headquarters to pioneering environmental dwellings. She has been invited to lecture on low carbon housing and published a number of articles on sustainability. Anja is passionate about Bristol’s built environment, vibrancy, and rich mix of culture and heritage.

    Density, People & Place, Strategic Development