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MEng, MSt, MAPM
Buro Happold Consulting Engineers
With a background in building services design and cost engineering, Tanya found her metier in design management with the design and construction of the Millennium Dome from 1995-1999. Since then she has led the engineering design teams for several high profile projects including the O2 Arena, the London 2012 stadium and the Tottenham Hotspur stadium. Tanya currently leads a 25-person Design Project Management team at Buro Happold whilst continuing to support large, complex multi-disciplinary projects.
MA(Cantab) MSc RIBA FRSA
Sophie is an architect and masterplanner with over 20 years’ experience. She leads Arup’s Integrated City Planning and Placemaking services in the west of the UK, with a focus on complex, multi-disciplinary projects for government, private and public-sector clients. Sophie’s work involves creating outcomes that align with global agendas, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals, to deliver inclusive benefits for people and places. She is a passionate advocate of design excellence and collaborative working to tell simple and compelling stories that align with political agendas and infrastructure funding streams.
BEng MSc MICE CEng FRSA FSI
Sarah Toy Consulting
Sarah has 30 years’ experience working on infrastructure projects around the world. Her expertise is focused on developing strategic approaches to healthy urban development. She has worked in diverse roles including Sustainability Advisor at consultancy Arup and Chief Resilience Officer at Bristol City Council. Since July 2018 she has been a freelance Urban Futures Consultant and Research Director at Bristol Futures Global, where she leads on digital placemaking and 5G research.
Ba (Hons), PGDip, MA, FLI
Sarah is a multi-award winning landscape architect, urban designer, and director of Bristol-based Landsmith Associates. Her experience ranges from rural to urban, small-scale courtyards to urban extensions, early feasibility studies to post-implementation reviews. She is Chair of the Landscape Institute South West, contributes to citizen-science project Hush City and is the co-founder of the Association of Collaborative Design UK. She is a frequent speaker at conferences, including the IFLA World Congress 2019.
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.
BArch (Hons), BArch, PGCert, RIBA
Donald Insall Associates
Lucy is a conservation architect who specialises in the care, repair and adaptation of heritage buildings, including the design of new buildings within sensitive locations. Part of her work includes advising public clients, private clients, and design professionals on the impact of development, and she has also produced a number of design guides and planning policy documents. Lucy is a visiting lecturer at UWE and heads up the RIBA group within Bath.
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. <br /> 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.
BSc Hons, BArch, ARB, RIBA
Julia has expertise in a wide range of building types across several sectors, with experience in arts-related buildings, artist collaborations, education, master-planning and residential projects. She was a partner at FCBS from 1998-2009 and has been a director of Bath-based practice Kashdan-Brown Architects since 2011. Julia has also been a Teaching Fellow at the University of Bath since 2009. She currently tutors the final two years of BSc and the first year of MArch.
BEng (Hons), CIHT
Jonathan is a Director at Phil Jones Associates (PJA) and focuses on combining transport, engineering and place-making advice to a range of clients. He is highly regarded within the transport planning profession and brings over 25 years’ commercial experience, focusing on master planning, development planning and street design. He is a highly capable projects director, used to leading, project managing and working with large inter-disciplinary design teams, mainly in Southern England.