Board Members

Angela Bonney

Angela has over ten years’ experience in communications. She is Communications Manager at Golden Charter and was previously Head of UK Corporate Communications at the RICS. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and previously worked for Scottish Business in the community and in agency public relations.  Angela Bonney Register Of Interests


Sue Evans

Sue Evans

Sue is the Deputy Chair of A&DS and is a Landscape Architect. She was Head of Development at the Central Scotland Green Network Trust (CSGNT) until 2018. In 2008, she was awarded an MBE for services to Forestry. A member of the Landscape Institute’s Policy and Communications Committee, she has also been a Local Adviser for Strathclyde and Ayrshire for Scottish Natural Heritage. In private practice, Sue worked on a number of regeneration projects. Sue Evans Register Of Interests


Graham Hill

Graham Hill

Graham is Cities Executive for Scotland at Arcadis, working with city leaders to create spaces where people want to live and work, improving mobility and making the best use of natural resources in the region. He participates in industry-wide forums and seminars on issues that shape the built environment and is passionate about the transformational impacts that effective placemaking and infrastructure investment can make. Graham Hill Register Of Interests


Kirsty Macari

Kirsty graduated in Town & Regional Planning and Urban Design and has significant experience in planning and economic development.  She is the founding director of Urbanizta Limited, a planning and urbanism consultancy and lectures at the University of Dundee.  Kirsty was awarded the Scottish Government Personal Achievement in Planning in 2016. Kirsty Macari Register Of Interests


Daisy Narayanan

Daisy Narayanan is the Senior Manager – Placemaking and Mobility at the City of Edinburgh Council where she leads on delivering a city-wide integrated approach to transport and placemaking.

Drawing on her previous experience working as an architect and urban designer in India, Singapore, England and Scotland, Daisy believes passionately in the importance of creating places for people: places that reflect and complement the communities that live in them.  Daisy Narayanan Register Of Interests


Caroline Parkinson

Caroline is sector lead for the creative industries within the Data Driven Innovation Programme at University of Edinburgh. Prior to this she worked freelance supporting the sector, and as a professional photographer. She has held senior leadership positions at Creative Scotland and Creative & Cultural Skills supporting the design sector.  Caroline Parkinson Register Of Interests


Bruce Ross

Bruce is a practising architect with experience of living, working, learning and teaching in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and, until recently, the Highlands, where he was a principal architect at the award-winning local authority design consultancy.

Bruce has returned to work in London, as design team leader for Islington Council Architects, working on the delivery of passivhaus standard social housing.  He has extensive experience in community and stakeholder engagement.  Bruce Ross Register Of Interests


Alistair Scott

Alistair is a practicing Architect with experience ranging from individual buildings to large scale regeneration projects. He worked in London and abroad prior to being a founder of award-winning architects Smith Scott Mullan Associates.  He is a former Chair of The Scottish Civic Trust and a long term advocate for a more sustainable and people-focused design approach to our towns and cities.  Alistair Scott Register Of Interests


Lynn Wilson

Lynn is a designer and Circular Economy expert who has worked in the UK and internationally in sectors including arts and community development and environmental and planning policy. From 2013 to 2017 she was part of the pioneering Circular Economy team at Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS).  Lynn Wilson Register Of Interests

Vacancies

Vacancies at Architecture and Design Scotland

Staff

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Panel Members

The A&DS Design Forum panel consists of expert practitioners with a diverse range of professional skills and experience in the built environment.

A&DS Corporate Plan 2021-24

This is our Corporate Plan for 2021-24, outlining how we aim to work to deliver our Corporate Strategy.

Annual Review 2020: Our Year in Review

Despite the challenges of lockdown, and the closure of our offices, A&DS has continued to deliver high quality and important work. We review our year.

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