Michelle is a main board member and leads our civil and structural engineering group across the practice.
Her approach is based on the conviction that architects and engineers thinking together from the start of a project will produce better building design.
She has worked on the Academy and BSF programmes, bringing schools to deprived areas across the UK. Other major projects include the Royal Albert Hall and award-winning offices for the BBC and Roche.
In 2010, Michelle was chair of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) and was awarded an MBE for services to the construction industry. In 2011, she was awarded a fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineering and was named Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year. In 2012 she was named the ACE's Engineering Ambassador of the Year.
Michelle regularly judges for the British Council of Offices' (BCO) Annual National Awards and the prestigious British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards.
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