Chris, a main board director, chairs the architectural profession across the practice. Previously he led the education sector for BDP where his leadership focused design teams on producing inspiring, student cantered, learning environments for schools and higher/further education buildings.
Attracted by BDP's socially progressive ethos, Chris has been with the firm for over 20 years and worked on some of BDP's best known projects including the Channel Tunnel, St Peters Campus for the University of Sunderland, the Millennium Building for the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Bournemouth Public Library and several leading research centres for the University of Cambridge.
What is your role as chair of the architectural profession?
“To stimulate design thinking and people development across the firm. BDP has a unique approach and I want to maintain our position as pre-eminent thinkers in the role of design to meet the challenges of a finite planet”.