Academic and professional qualifications
2019 PhD, Manchester Metropolitan University
2013 Fellow, Higher Education Academy
2013 PG Cert LTHE, UCLan (SEDA accredited)
2011 Associate, Higher Education Academy
2011 University Certificate HE Teaching, UCLan
2009 Master of Philosophy by Research, Manchester School of Architecture
2006 Advanced Diploma in Professional Practice, RIBA NW
2000 Diploma in Architecture, Mackintosh School of Architecture
1997 Bachelor of Arts with Honours: Architecture 2:1
2009 - 2015 UCLan, Lancashire, Senior Lecturer. BA (Hons) Architecture Programme, teaching across studio and humanities.
2008 - 2009 The Manchester School of Architecture. Associate lecturer, year one.
2005 - 2009 O’Connell East Architects, Manchester. Project architect working on the refurbishment of listed buildings in Manchester and Newark and new build residential projects.
2004 - 2005 Chapman Robinson Architects and EDAW, Manchester. Part 3 assistant working on master planning and urban design schemes as well as private houses, housing association, residential and leisure projects.
2003 - 2004 Barnes Walker, Manchester. Architectural assistant working across commercial, master planning and external works.
2002 - 2004 The Manchester School of Architecture. Associate lecturer, year one.
2002 - 2003 Manchester Society of Architects and RIBA Research Trust Award. Feasibility study and research for an exhibition of architectural drawings.
2001-2003 Centre for the Understanding of the Built Environment. Programme manager for CUBE’s outreach programme: The City @ CUBE. Bid writer securing funds from NWDA, Regional Arts Lottery Programme, CABE and the Arts Council.
2000 - 2002 Fairhursts Design Group, Manchester. Part 2 architectural Assistant working on large-scale urban retail and leisure projects.
2000 Percival Smith Associates Limited, Manchester. Assistant art director, Seven Seas Commercial.
1997 - 1998 Fairhursts Design Group, Manchester. Part 1 architectural assistant working on large-scale commercial, education and pharmaceutical projects.
Academic service (administration and management)
Co-Programme Leader for Master of Architecture
Year 3, BA (Hons) Architecture in the &rchitecure atelier
2000 ‘A Floating Capital’, shortlisted competition entry exhibited at the Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow.
1996 ‘Unbalancing Architecture’ exhibition, RIBA, London
1996 Rossant Award Drawing Competition, shortlisted, (BDP, Manchester)
Membership of professional associations
2020 – present Chair: National Architecture Apprenticeship Forum
2020 – 2021 MMU Apprenticeship Research Unit
2020 – 2021 Committee member Manchester Society of Architects
2013 – present Fellow, Higher Education Academy
2011 – 2013 Associate, Higher Education Academy
2006 – present ARB
2006 – 2016 RIBA
2003 – 2004 Co-opted member of Manchester Society of Architects
2002 – 2003 Executive committee member and trustee of the Architecture Centre Network