People

Tom Holberton Associate

Tom has over 12 years’ experience of strategic design - combining insight, and thinking creatively and intelligently, to solve complex problems at a range of scales. He has experience of leading large projects and teams, directing design processes through intense and demanding programmes including most recently the refurbishment of the Grade II listed Centre Point complex for Almacantar and wider transformation of St Giles Circus.

Tom has led a variety of cultural and residential projects including the detailed scheme for the new cultural quarter in Stratford- "Olympicopolis", West End One - a sustainable mixed use urban quarter in Central Milton Keynes, the extension to the Lyric Theatre, Chester Balmore, masterplans for Barking River Roding and  Pudding Mill Lane and Heathrow City for the GLA.
 
Tom has led a series of studies for Transport for London assessing the strategic development capacity for London over the next twenty years. This defined the vision, and masterplanning of a whole series of urban typologies across London, focused around major infrastructure improvements such as Crossrail2 and the Bakerloo Line extension, planning future increases in density and changes in employment. 
 
He also practices as SoHo+Co and teaches unit 21 at the Bartlett School of Architecture.

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Dionysis TzakisPart 2 Architectural Assistant
Neil MacWilliams Architect

Neil is an Architect who completed his architectural studies at the University of Portsmouth and the University of Westminster before gaining a range of expertise in the education, hospitality and cultural sectors, with particular experience in technical façade design and designing in historic contexts.

Neil is currently part of the team working on the restoration of the Great Hall & Library and new build education and library facilities for the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn in London. Neil is also part of the team working on delivery a series of public realm and landscaping proposals for the Lancaster University’s campus. 

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Emma PandianPart 1 Architectural Assistant
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Jamie Lilley Architect

Jamie is an Architect who recently completed his architectural training at the Bartlett School of Architecture at the UCL in London. Jamie is currently part of the team working on designs for a new digital hub, teaching spaces, accommodation, and fourth quad for Jesus College in Oxford. Jamie has also worked on the redevelopment of historic buildings in the St Thomas' Campus for King's College London, and designs for Infill Housing schemes for Camden Council.

Matthew Eberhard Architect

Matthew is an Architect currently working on the design and delivery of 2 new boarding houses at Stowe School, and also the refurbishment of an office block in High Holborn to provide modern Chamber Space for the Honourable Society of Gray's Inn. Matthew has previously worked on the award winning East Ham Customer Service Centre + Library for the London Borough of Newham as part of the transformative East Ham Civic Campus Masterplan, and was also part of the team working on the Ipswich Museum Arts Campus.

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Gladys Ching Architect

Gladys an Architect currently working on the design and delivery of the restoration of Fairfield Halls, part of the wider Fairfield project in Croydon, a masterplan for a new cultural quarter in the town centre. Gladys was also part of the team working on the New Library for The Queen’s College in Oxford. Gladys has previously worked on the new extension to the Lyric Hammersmith, Centre Point and the Olympic Park Cultural and Education Quarter competition. Gladys also contributes to the coordination of the office’s CPD programme.

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Malgorzata StanislawekPart 1 Architectural Assistant
Jessie Turnbull Associate

Jessie brings a wealth of knowledge to the practice having worked on numerous cultural, commercial and residential schemes in America, Japan and the UK. 

Jessie is leading the design and delivery of a major new facility at Keble College in Oxford, including student accommodation and education facilities, all centred around a new sixth quad for the city. Jessie completed her architectural training at Cambridge University in the UK and Princeton University in the United States.
 
Jessie is also currently part of the team developing designs for Cheltenham Ladies’ College, informing an Estate Masterplan Framework setting out the future needs of the College for the next 20-25 years.

Jessie has been instrumental in the practice’s partnership with the Women in Architecture campaign which aims to increase commitments to equality within the profession and raise the profile of women in architecture worldwide. As a result of this, Jessie has been key in setting up our inhouse Equality Forum which aims to evaluate the company’s procedures and initiatives in order ensure equality, opportunity and development for all. 

Mandy Franz Senior Associate

Mandy has a broad range of expertise from design development, detailing, structural engineering and designing in historic contexts, and is also a fully qualified conservation architect.

Her experience includes the design and construction of the Corpus Christi College Auditorium in Oxford, the Acland Site for Keble College, the New Library for Christ's College Cambridge, the Lyric Hammersmith and several housing schemes for the London Boroughs of Camden and Brent. Mandy lead the design and delivery of the library extension and related refurbishment works at The Queen's College in Oxford.

Mandy is currently leading the facade design as part of the Centre Point team working to refurbish the Grade II listed complex in London; and is also leading the design of a new digital hub, teachings spaces, accommodation, and fourth quad for Jesus College in Oxford.
 
Mandy has been key to developing the practice’s CPD programme, and inhouse mentoring programme which aims to provides opportunities for more experienced members of the team to offer guidance, and access to networks and contacts which will help to fulfil younger staff’s potential. Mandy is also part of the RIBA mentoring scheme which pairs up professionals to architecture students. 

Danusia Lewis Architect

Danusia has contributed to projects such as the Customer Service Centre and Library and Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre for the London Borough of Newham as part of the East Ham Civic Campus Masterplan.

Danusia is currently leading two public realm proposals in the office. One is for the new Tottenham Court Road Crossrail station and Centre Point redevelopment where we are designing a new world class square as part of the transformation of the iconic grade II listed complex. The other is for the University of Lancaster where we are upgrading the 1960’s campus.

Kelly Ordemann Associate

Kelly has over 10 years of experience of cultural, educational and residential design, with key heritage knowledge having worked with many historic buildings and undertaken specialist conservation training. 

Kelly worked on a variety of residential and regeneration projects including Central Milton Keynes West End One Sustainable Housing Development; Barking Town Centre Masterplan; Barking Skills Centre, a 5,000 sqm further education college; and Chester Balmore, a mixed-use, highly sustainable community development for the London Borough of Camden.

Kelly was a key member of the team designing the Customer Service Centre + Library and Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre for the London Borough of Newham as part of the transformative East Ham Civic Campus Masterplan. And was also an instrumental part of the Lincoln’s Inn team developing designs and overseeing the delivery for the restoration of the Old Hall and Great Hall.

Kelly plays an important role in managing project accounts for the practice and maintaining effective project management systems across the office.

Madeleine MoorePart 1 Architectural Assistant
Jana Zavodna Part 2 Architectural Assistant

Jana is Part 2 Architectural Assistant originally from Slovakia. Jana completed her architectural studies in the Czech Republic and has previously worked at a practice in Switzerland. Jana is currently part of the team working on proposals for a major new facility at Keble College, including student accommodation, and education facilities, all centred around a new sixth quad for Oxford.

Michal Oglaza Architect

Michal is part of the Centre Point team working for the contractor to refurbish the Grade II listed complex which is currently on site. Michal has been key in the delivery of the White Lion House, providing new affordable housing, connected to the existing building, but also addressing the Grade I listed St Giles in the Fields. 

David Jones Part 1 Architectural Assistant

David is an experienced architectural assistant who has worked on numerous project including the 16,000 sqm extension for the Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts in the USA, Centre Point, and the New Library at the Queen's College Oxford. David is currently working on our proposals for a major new facility at Keble College, including student accommodation, and education facilities, all centred around a new sixth quad for Oxford. David was also key the design and delivery of a new Bike Shelter for Keble College in Oxford. 

Lilian Swanson Associate

Lilian has been a key member of the Rick Mather Architects team since 2012. Lilian leads the coordination of public relations, bids, submissions and graphics for the practice.

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Jacob Spence Part 2 Architectural Assistant

Jacob is a Part 2 Architectural Assistant. He completed his architectural training at the University of Oregon in Portland. Jacob is currently working on the restoration of Hay Castle in Wales which will rescue the monument and provide high quality exhibition, cafe and educational spaces. Jacob is also part of the teams working on new facilities for Jesus College in Oxford, as well as Croydon College as part of proposals for a new cultural quarter for the area. 

Jacob has previously worked on the refurbishment of the Grade II listed Centre Point complex in London, and the Ipswich Museum Arts Campus Masterplan which involves an extensive refurbishment of the Museum and Arts Hub.

Raphaela Potter Architect

Raphaela has over 10 years experience of working within large multidisciplinary teams in the coordination and production of detailed design solutions. She brings high standards of design and technical knowledge to solve complex problems and deliver challenging projects. 

Raphaela is currently part of the Centre Point team working for the contractor Multiplex to refurbish the high-profile Grade II listed building in Camden, which is currently on site. The new proposals will look to transform the office building and public realm into a new residential use tower with retail, restaurants and a major public space at its base.

Raphaela has also been participating as a mentor in speed mentoring sessions through the Women in Architecture partnership programme which aims to increase commitments to equality within the profession.

Mark Tugman Architect

Mark is an Architect currently part of the team working on the restoration of the Great Hall & Library and new build education and library facilities for the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn in London.

Fiona Austria Office Manager

Fiona has been working with the office since March 2012. She manages the smooth daily running of the studio and projects. Working as part of a collaborative team, Fiona communicates with all staff and visitors alike, creating and maintaining efficient systems.

Fiona has a knowledge and experience in health and safety, and first aid training. She also has exceptional organisational and management skills and a pivotal role in the office.

Juliet Aston Associate Director

Juliet is qualified both as an Architect and in History of Art providing a unique and informed approach to heritage led design and historic building, and has also undertaken specialist conservation training. Juliet has over 15 years experience of cultural and restoration projects, including the redevelopment of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in the USA, a new Auditorium at Corpus Christi College in Oxford, and leading the Ashmolean Museum’s Egypt Galleries & Randolph Gallery Restoration.

Juliet is currently leading compliance and monitoring team working on the Centre Point project in London, lead formation of requirements for conservation of historic features across the iconic buildings. Juliet is also currently project architect for the restoration of Hay Castle in Wales, which will rescue and conserve the castle and provide new and unique exhibition, cafe and educational spaces.

Juliet has been instrumental in the practice’s partnership with the Women in Architecture campaign which aims to increase commitments to equality within the profession and raise the profile of women in architecture worldwide. Juliet has contributed to the campaign’s steering group sessions and mentored in the UK wide programme. 

Serena Cardozo Architect

Serena is an Architect currently working on the delivery of the refurbishment of the Horniman Museum’s Anthropology Galleries in London. Serena was also a key part of the team working on the delivery of the library extension and related refurbishment works at The Queen's College in Oxford. Serena has previously worked on various projects including the Heathrow City Feasibility Competition, Lincoln's Inn Masterplan, and the Lancaster University Spine renovation.

James Roach Part 2 Architectural Assistant

James is a Part 2 Architectural Assistant. He completed his architectural training at London Metropolitan University. James is currently working on the delivery of Love Lane at Mansfield College in Oxford which will house a new Institute of Human Rights as well as auditorium space and student accommodation. James is also part of the team working on the restoration and new visitor facilities at William Blake’s Cottage in Sussex, and has previously worked on proposals for a new hotel at Paradise Square in Oxford.

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Jonathan Evans Part 2 Architectural Assistant

Jonathan is a Part 2 Architectural Assistant. He completed his architectural training at Liverpool University. Jonathan is currently part of the team working on designs for a new digital hub, teaching spaces, accommodation, and fourth quad for Jesus College in Oxford.

Jonathan is also working on a masterplan and 25-year investment framework for Lancaster City Centre.

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Will Armstrong Part 2 Architectural Assistant

Will is a Part 2 Architectural Assistant. He completed his architectural training at the Bartlett School of Architecture at the UCL in London. Will is currently part of the team working on the restoration of the Great Hall & Library and new build education and library facilities for the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn in London; and also part of the team working on designs for a new digital hub, teaching spaces, accommodation, and fourth quad for Jesus College in Oxford. Will has previously worked on the Fairfield project in Croydon, a masterplan for a new cultural quarter in the town centre. Will also contributes to the coordination of the office’s CPD programme. 

Paul Mullin Associate Director

Paul has a wide range of experience in residential, educational, heritage, masterplanning and urban design; with particular expertise working with local authorities on key regeneration schemes - recently leading a large team to deliver a masterplan and various award winning buildings across the East Ham Civic Campus for the London Borough of Newham. 

Paul has been the Project Architect on a number of multi-disciplinary projects, such as the Barking Town Centre Masterplan, the Stowe School Masterplan within the historic setting of Stowe House and Gardens, and the Sustainable Residential Quarter in Central Milton Keynes. Paul has also worked on large scale campus masterplans for the Universities of Lincoln and Southampton and the largest residential Passivhaus scheme in the UK, Chester Balmore, for the London Borough of Camden.

Paul has acted as a Critical Friend and Technical Advisor for clients including the Stowe School and the London Borough of Newham. He has also been a regular visiting tutor at the University of Bath, and has lectured at the Concrete Centre in London. Paul takes an active role in mentoring within the practice.
 
Paul is currently leading teams working on projects for Cheltenham Ladies’ College, two new Boarding Houses at Stowe, and the redevelopment of historic buildings in the St Thomas’ Campus for King’s College London.

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Tim Paul Associate Director

Tim has a range of architectural experience leading educational, cultural and arts projects along with residential and masterplanning projects. Tim played a key role in the construction of the Art and Design Academy for Liverpool John Moores University and has also worked on various residential projects including Kilburn Park Road and Hicks Bolton in South Kilburn.

Tim was project architect and oversaw the construction of the award winning Chester Balmore Housing project for the London Borough of Camden - one of the largest residential Passivhaus schemes in the UK, providing 53 highly innovate homes and winning the Civic Trust Special Award for Sustainability in 2015.
 
Tim is currently leading the team on the restoration of the Great Hall & Library and new build education and library facilities for the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in London; and also leading the team refurbishing an office block in High Holborn to provide modern Chamber Space for the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn.

Javier Rada Domingo Senior Associate

Javier brings to the practice particular expertise of designing for educational and residential projects, married with proven technical knowledge to solve complex problems. Javier was instrumental in the team designing the award winning East Ham Customer Service Centre and Library for the London Borough of Newham as part of the East Ham Civic Campus Masterplan. 

Javier has been actively involved in a wide range of projects including the Art & Design Academy at Liverpool John Moores University and the Southbank Centre Masterplan, London. He has worked on numerous projects at Stowe School, including the New Girls Boarding House and Art School and the current New Boys Boarding House, and has supervised the construction of residential schemes in South Kilburn.

Javier is currently working on the residential proposals for the Fairfield Masterplan as part of a new cultural quarter in the centre of Croydon. 

Stuart Cade Director
Matthew Kennedy Part 2 Architectural Assistant

Matt is a Part 2 Architectural Assistant. Matt is currently part of the team working on proposals for a major new facility at Keble College, including student accommodation, and education facilities, all centred around a new sixth quad for Oxford

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Sarmad SuhailPart 1 Architectural Assistant
David Watson Associate Director

David has gained exemplary experience working on delivering a variety of masterplanning, mixed use, residential, education and cultural projects. Projects include a masterplan for Barking River Roding, West End One Milton Keynes, Liverpool John Moores University Art & Design Academy.

David brings expertise of working alongside 20th Century structures having led the construction of a new wing at the Lyric Hammersmith, the culmination of a 15 year masterplan; he was the Project Architect for latter stages of The Towner Contemporary Art Museum in Eastbourne, an extension to the grade II* listed congress centre; he developed designs for a new skate space at the South Bank Centre, providing vibrant new urban space for the 1960’s centre; and is also part of the Centre Point team working to refurbish the Grade II listed complex.
 
David is currently leading the Fairfield project in Croydon, a masterplan for a new cultural quarter in the town centre which includes the restoration of the iconic Fairfield Halls.

Bruce Doran Part 2 Architectural Assistant

Bruce is a Part 2 Architectural Assistant. Bruce is currently part of the team working on the restoration of Hay Castle in Wales which will rescue the monument and provide high quality exhibition, cafe and educational spaces. Bruce is also part of the team working on the restoration and new visitor facilities at William Blake’s Cottage in Sussex. 

Paul Wynn Architect

Paul Wynn is an Architect with valuable experience working on a variety of residential, mixed use and masterplanning schemes, including residential projects in South Kilburn, the East Ham Civic Campus, the redevelopment of Centre Point, the New Library at the Queen's College Oxford, and the Pudding Mill Lane Masterplan. Paul has also been part of the team working on a series of feasibility studies for Transport for London assessing the strategic development of areas local to existing and proposed transport hubs.

Paul is currently part of the design team working on the North Harlow Masterplan to provide 10,000 new homes as part of the East of England Plan; and is also developing designs for a series of infill housing site schemes in the London Borough of Camden.

James Kirk Associate

James has over 10 years experience working on a variety of residential, educational and regeneration projects. James is currently a key member of the client side team guiding the design and redevelopment of the grade II listed Centre Point complex for Almacantar. 

James has provided ongoing design work for the Dulwich Picture Gallery, which has recently included providing better facilities as part of a strategic review of the gallery's building stock. James has also lead the design and delivery of numerous private houses for the office as well as being a key member of competition teams such as the Heathrow City Feasibility Masterplan and the Olympic Park Cultural and Education Quarter Masterplan. Additional experience includes the Pudding Mill Lane Masterplan, Central Milton Keynes West End One Sustainable Housing development, Barking Town Centre Masterplan, and Barking Technical Skills Centre.
 
James is currently project architect for a series of infill housing schemes for the London Borough of Camden, and has also been producing designs for improving facilities at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in Twickenham. James plays an important role in managing IT systems for the practice.

Victoria Timberlake Architect

Victoria is an Architect currently part of the team working on the second phase of our masterplan at Mansfield College, the Love Lane building, developing designs for a new Institute of Human Rights facility, as well as student accommodation, seminar rooms and lecture theatres. Victoria is also a key part of the team working on proposals for a new hotel at Paradise Square in Oxford.

Victoria has previously worked on various projects including Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre for the London Borough of Newham as part of the transformative East Ham Civic Campus Masterplan; and the Ipswich Museum Arts Campus Masterplan which involves an extensive refurbishment of the Museum and Arts Hub.

Darren Bruce Architect

Darren has valuable experience in the coordination and production of design information and high standards of design and technical knowledge to solve complex problems. He was part of the team overseeing the construction of Chester Balmore, one of the largest residential Passivhaus schemes in the UK.

Darren is currently part of the design teams working with Almacantar to refurbish the Grade II listed Centre Point complex, and with the London Borough of Croydon to refurbish its iconic Fairfield Halls as part of the Rick Mather Architects masterplan for a new cultural quarter in the town centre.

Magnus Wills Architect

Magnus joined Rick Mather Architects in 2016, he is currently leading the restoration of the iconic Fairfield Halls. 

Prior to this, Magnus worked on award-winning mixed-use schemes such as: Princesshay, Exeter; Christ’s Lane, Cambridge & The Moor Market in Sheffield. He brings considerable experience of retail, commercial, education and master-planning and has worked extensively in historic city-centre locations and sensitive contexts. 

With over 18 years’ experience across a wide range of sectors and scales, Magnus has an exemplary skill-set and thorough understanding of the design process, including team management, construction methods and the challenges involved in delivering high quality architecture.

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