Panel

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Jo Hibbert

    Jo Hibbert

    RIBA, ARB, AABC, SPAB Scholar

    Levitate West Design and Architecture Studio Ltd.

    Jo is Conservation Director of Levitate and has extensive experience in conserving, restoring, and renovating listed buildings. After graduating from Sheffield University in 2007, Jo worked with English Heritage as the ICOMOS Summer Scholar (New York) and worked for Acanthus Ferguson Mann Architects upon completion of her diploma. In 2002 Jo was awarded a SPAB Lethaby Scholarship. Jo is church architect for significant churches throughout the southwest, sits on the Exeter DAC, and is studio tutor for the final year of Diploma at Bath University.

    Heritage, People & Place

  • 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

  • Lisa Jackson

    Lisa Jackson

    BSc Hons, MA , MRTPI

    Jackson Planning Ltd

    Lisa is a chartered town planner and urban designer with over 30 years’ experience in both the private sector and Local Planning Authorities. In February 2010 Lisa set up Jackson Planning, her own planning and urban design consultancy, and has supported a range of private clients through the planning process. Lisa qualified as a registered assessor for the Code for Sustainable Homes and has gone on to design, build and occupy the first certified Passivhaus in Wiltshire.

    Climate, Density, Housing

  • 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

  • Innes Johnston

    Innes Johnston

    BA MEng CEng MCIBSE MIOA

    Max Fordham LLP

    Graduating in engineering from Cambridge, Innes joined Max Fordham’s London office to design systems at the Royal Festival Hall Auditorium and develop the acoustics team. He founded their Bristol office in 2013, overseeing local and listed cultural projects as well as new residential and educational developments. He combines detailed knowledge of delivering sustainable new and refurbished buildings with an overview of the energy and sustainability planning context of construction projects and an understanding of the way physics and comfort relate to building fabric and architecture.

    Climate, Health, Heritage