Fully independent leaders from across the UK architecture and design industry.

Jim Greaves

Principal – Hopkins Architects
Jim has been with Hopkins Architects since 1987, where his early work includes the Schlumberger […]

Andrew Lawrence

Global Timber Specialist – Arup
Andrew is one of the leading timber experts in the world and has helped engineer […]

Nathan Wheatley

Director – Engenuiti
Nathan has over twenty five years’ experience as a structural engineer. In 2010 he co-founded […]

Ruth Slavid

Architecture Journalist
Ruth is a writer and editor specialising in architecture, construction, landscape and lighting. Before working […]

Neil Smith

Director – Max Fordham
Neil is director and workspace leader at Max Fordham, where he has worked for 23 […]

Kirsten Haggart

Associate Director – Waugh Thistleton Architects
Kirsten has over twenty years of design experience, working across sectors. Throughout her career, she […]

Jonas Lencer

Director – dRMM Architects
Jonas is director at dRMM ­– a practice that has pioneered the use of timber […]

David Morley

Partner – David Morley Architects
After thirteen years with Norman Foster, David founded David Morley Architects in 1987. Together, his […]

Andrew Trotman

Founding Director – Timberwright
Andy is a specialist designer-maker in timber, applying creativity, structural engineering, material knowledge and craftsmanship […]

Sebastian Cox RDI

Lead Furniture & Objects Judge
Sebastian is a designer and maker who creates heirloom collections of furniture, homeware, bespoke installations, […]

Caroline Till

Co-Founder FranklinTill
Caroline Till co-founded FranklinTill, a consultancy activating colour and material innovation for positive social and environmental change.

Sheridan Coakley

Furniture Manufacturer and Retailer SCP
Founder of the furniture manufacturer and retailer SCP, Sheridan Coakley is a pioneer and advocate of modern design in Britain.

Hugo Macdonald

Critic and Curator
Hugo Macdonald, Edinburgh-based critic and former Wallpaper* editor, curated the Harewood House Biennial and co-founded Bard.

Johanna Agerman Ross

Conran Foundation Chief Curator - Design Muesum
Johanna Agerman Ross is the newly appointed Conran Foundation Chief Curator at the Design Museum in London.

Sophie Sellu

Founder Grain & Knot
Sophie Sellu, a London-based artist and woodworker, founded the design studio Grain and Knot and the newest judge for the Wood Awards.