Alan is a director of the practice with specific responsibility for projects in education, residential and urban design sectors.
Originally from London, Alan worked in Edinburgh, London and Brighton before making Manchester his adopted home in time to see Joy Division play Band On The Wall.
Alan is a qualified urban planner and has led multi-disciplinary teams delivering masterplanning studies nationwide. He has worked as client and technical advisor for local authorities, community groups and contractors providing advice and leadership across a number of complex education and regeneration projects.
An advocate of architectural education, Alan has been a visiting tutor at Manchester and Brighton Schools of Architecture and is responsible for developing links with universities and schools in the region.