Archives: Speakers

Rachael Fenton

Rachael’s experience in landscape design, planning, 3D modelling and Building with Nature enables her to endorse a holistic approach to landscape design, ensuring the best solution is developed for people, nature and the site. A passion for collaborative design, from working in BIM for over 10 years, is at the heart of fenton+reece, a collaborative… Read more »

Andrew Haines

Andy leads the delivery of MEP engineering services for Hydrock across Wales, Andy is passionate about delivering low energy and net zero carbon designs, focused on providing a service that is not just sustainable but also practical and economical to the client and end-user. His experience covers both new and refurbishment projects in sectors including… Read more »

Matthew Ace

Matt joined Hydrock in 2015 and is Hydrock, now Stantec’s Regional Director for Wales, overseeing our relationships, client development, profile and delivery of multi-disciplinary engineering services to clients across Wales and beyond. Matt’s background is in structural engineering, and has a wide ranging experience of working on education projects in Wales and across the UK,… Read more »

Tim Young

A talented designer and team leader, Tim has led the design of numerous education projects over a period of more than 20 years. His experience spans from strategic feasibilities and estate masterplanning, through to full design and delivery of both new buildings and refurbishment/retrofit. Highlights include the RIBA Award winning School of Management and School… Read more »

Helen Taylor

Helen’s commitment to sustainability, diversity, inclusion and supporting the next generation has driven her work in Education design for more than 20 years. She is passionate about cross industry collaboration, engagement and research. She co-authored a number of publications on school design and played a significant role in the establishment of Modern Apprenticeships in Architecture…. Read more »

Andrew Street

Andrew is a qualified architect specialising in healthcare, education, housing, and arts and community-based design with over 15 years’ experience in the sector, specifically in Wales. As a strong team leader, he has managed the design and delivery of projects under various public sector procurement routes and contracts, delivering a variety of types of facilities…. Read more »

Stephen Ward

Stephen Ward heads up AECOM’s sustainable buildings group for the UK Regions. He has over 25years’ experience of working on energy and carbon reduction projects. He has developed carbon reduction strategies for a number of Universities, including  Oxford and Cambridge, and has recently advised the Welsh Government on the update to Part L of the… Read more »

Stephen Davies

With over 35 years in the Construction Industry across the UK, UAE, and Canada, Stephen has held various leadership roles and has a strong understanding of the importance of on leading by example, fostering relationships, and creating supportive professional environments. As Operations Director for the South West and Wales, Stephen oversees all disciplines, reporting directly… Read more »

William Silverstone

William is a qualified electrician with specialist experience of Solar PV. William heads up Silverstone Green Energy providing O&M services to utility scale PV owners. William also heads up My Contribution Ltd installing small and medium scale Solar PV and battery storage to homes and businesses in West Wales. With deep technical knowledge as well… Read more »

Ian Keeling

Ian is a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer and Member of CIBSE with over 7 years engineering consultancy experience within the education sector. Ian also has a wealth of design experience in other sectors including retail, workplace and residential. He was heavily involved in the GenZero R&D design project and has developed a specialist knowledge in… Read more »