Due to continued growth at the practice, in April we welcomed 3 new members of staff in various roles. Alex Walker and Magdalena Irek have both joined our Kettering Head Office, as an Architectural Technologist and Secretary/Admin Assistant respectively. Whilst Chris Ryder has joined our Gloucester Studio as a Senior Chartered Architect.
Alex gained his degree from the University of Huddersfield, and joins us from Jelson Homes. His experience includes a listed timber barn converted to an Art Gallery and office space; residential properties; demolition and extension of St. Mary’s Hospital, London; apartments in Cambridge City Centre; and various residential and commercial projects.
Magdalena studied at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, and Barking and Dagenham College. Her experience includes working as head of reception for a local health club, managing a team of four receptionists, the day-to-day running of the reception operation and other associated duties; and as receptionist at The London Clinic, where she dealt with patient consultations, records and appointments.
Chris is a qualified architect, who gained his Part III from Birmingham City University and his Parts I and II from the University of Portsmouth. His last position was with One Creative Environments Ltd., and his experience includes sheltered housing schemes; NHS design and build contracts and a variety of other projects.