Originally from Northern Ireland, Richard studied at Queen’s University Belfast, achieving a distinction for his thesis project. He completed his professional qualifications at Westminster University, using his experience of working on an RIBA award-winning co-location of a SEN and Secondary school as his case study project.
Prior to joining Hawkins\Brown, Richard worked on a variety of projects of differing scale and sector, from private homes in rural Co.Down to the sustainable redevelopment of an iconic brutalist building in Cambridge. Richard has a pragmatic approach and particularly enjoys working with specialists and tradesmen to come to elegant design solutions.
Away from the office, Richard is a keen traveller and takes every opportunity to explore the world around him.