Archives: Speakers

Matthew Maughan

Matthew Maughan, English graduate, began his teaching career at Bassaleg School in Newport and is now Deputy Headteacher responsible for Curriculum and Assessment. Matthew has worked collaboratively with colleagues across Wales on developing the Curriculum for Wales and is thoroughly enjoying actively leading the next phase of cluster design and progression steps with our neighbouring… Read more »

Victoria Lambe

Victoria Lambe is in her sixth year of Headship at Bassaleg School; a large mixed comprehensive approaching 2000 students in Newport. As an English and History graduate starting her teaching career in Herefordshire but moving back to Wales in 2003, Victoria has fulfilled her ambition to develop innovative pedagogies in her leadership roles and now… Read more »

Carly Parramore

Carly has 10 years’ experience working in the Education Sector at AtkinsRéalis and has gained experience on schemes from early years, through to higher education, and including school design for pupils with Additional Learning Needs. Carly has been in engaged in differing capacities on School projects across South Wales since 2017, supporting various local authorities… Read more »

Simon Doody

Simon is a Studio Leader in our Bath office, having gained his Partnership in 2007. Simon works across a number of sectors and heads up the Workplace sector for the practice. As a Higher Education sector lead, Simon led the design of the award-winning Business School, School of Digital Arts and Student Union buildings for… Read more »

Angela Withey

Experienced Project Manager with client side experience of delivering multi-million pound construction projects on time and within budget, supported by a post graduate degree MBA focused in Strategy, Resources & Marketing . A highly organised and motivated business professional who has led various change projects involving multiple departments with strong interpersonal skills resulting in successfully… Read more »

James Jones

James is a partner in Sheppard Robson’s Manchester studio and a member of the practice’s design review group. Whilst his experience covers numerous building types, James specialises in designing inspirational spaces for teaching and learning. His ability to work closely with end-users to envisage and create engaging spaces has seen him push the barriers of… Read more »

Sam Rees

Sam manages the influence, advocacy and thought leadership work for RICS in Wales – the largest professional body of its kind in the built environment. He’s responsible for helping shape decarbonisation strategies with public sector bodies, and developing the resource to deliver energy-efficient, low-carbon buildings.

Gina Callaghan

Gina is an Architect with ten years’ industry experience. She has worked predominately on education and healthcare projects across Wales and the South West of England, including primary schools, universities, and hospitals. With a developing specialism in SEN/ALN design, Gina is currently working on several new ALN schools within Cardiff and exploring the similarities between… Read more »

Julie Holmes

An APMP and NEC4 qualified project manager working in the private and public sector, I am currently employed by Cardiff Council and am responsible for the delivery of key education projects. With nearly 10yrs experience in education construction, I oversee feasibility, design and completion; successfully delivering Cardiff West High School in 2019, and Fitzalan High… Read more »