News: 1 April 2022Congratulations to our 53 promotees!

We're celebrating our continued growth and development with a host of new promotions across the Practice's disciplines. A total of 53 promotions have been announced, with five new directors, and 26 promoted to a newly created Associate Director role.

Being able to announce such a large round of promotions is a pleasure and a testament to the incredible contribution each and every one of these individuals is making to our community, and the great service they deliver for clients. We’re committed to putting people first, taking a unique and tailored approach to every project, and it’s the wealth of experience behind these promotions which enables us to do this so well. As Barton Willmore joins Stantec, we look forward to benefiting from the additional opportunities for all our talented colleagues to continue to grow, develop, and help us solve the challenges facing our sector. We believe in doing what is right - creating places that help communities thrive.

Mark Sitch, Director

Five new directors from within the business have been appointed. In Reading, Nina Sharp is promoted to Planning Director, and Romy Panesar to Architectural Director. Gary Stevens is promoted to Planning Director in London, Alex Trott to Urban Design Director in Bristol, and Lorraine King to Heritage Planning Director in Cambridge.

A new Associate Director role has been created, reflecting the continued growth and depth of expertise within the practice. 26 new Associate Directors have been appointed across urban design, architecture, landscape architecture, heritage planning, landscape planning, infrastructure and environmental planning, planning and practice management.

These new Associate Directors are Andrew Woodrow (Glasgow), Lucie Jowett (Leeds), Steven Whitehouse, Hannah Walker, and Matthew Dawber (Manchester), James Bonner and Stephanie Hawkins (Birmingham), Gareth Pritchard and Emma Sharp (Cambridge), Will Spencer, Ruth Hoggett, Patrick Clark, Camilla De Burghe, Alex Trott and Matthew Trapnell (Bristol), Adrian Cohen, Richard Webb, Catherine Warren, Simon Wise, and Natalia Trossero (Reading), John Markwell, Susie Stephen, Greg Mahon, Mary Mescall and Robert Devas (London), and Joshua Mellor (Kings Hill).

22 of our team have been promoted to Associate, Senior and Professional roles, spanning our disciplines and 13 offices, bringing the total number of promotions announced to 53 as part of a round of advancement that recognises the breadth of talent across the business, planning and design teams as we join Stantec.

Our new Associates:

Sophie Sowten, Learning and Development Manager, Reading
Gareth Ringrose, Urban Design Associate, Bristol
Lauren Patey, People Manager, Reading
Deepa Satagopan, Landscape Architect Associate, Reading
Lucie Jowett, Planning Associate, Leeds
Peter Tanner, Planning Associate, London
Rocio Alviz, Associate Architect, London
Sarah Cottingham, Planning Associate, Kings Hill

Our new Seniors:

Holly Martin, Senior Planner, Birmingham
Thomas Edmunds, Senior Infrastructure & Environmental Planner, Cardiff
Chloe Mann, Senior Architectural Designer, Bristol
Bella Dalton, Senior Graphic Designer, Bristol
Manmeet Auluck, Senior Architect, Reading
Becky Page, Financial Accountant, Reading
Charlotte Cook, Senior Planner, Birmingham
Mark Singer, Senior Planner, Birmingham
Daniel Melling, Senior Planner, London
Amy Clarke, Communications & Engagement Senior Adviser, London
Daisy Parsons, Senior Landscape Planner, London

Our new Professionals:

Emma Healey, Heritage Planner, Cambridge
Joanna Ley, Graphic Designer, Bristol
Sue Overhill, Regional Support Coordinator, Bristol 

The depth and breadth of these promotions highlight the talent we have up and down the country, across all of our disciplines. As Barton Willmore joins Stantec, we’re committed to continuing to deliver the best possible advice and support, and to building lasting relationships with our clients and their communities, putting people first and designing with communities in mind. Moving forwards, we want to continually recognise the dedication and commitment of our people and provide a rewarding and inspiring career development path - from our new-look graduate scheme upwards. In joining Stantec, we believe we are better together and will continue to offer a rich and diverse range of opportunities, to keep learning and growing, and ultimately become ever better advisors and trusted consultants.

Iain Painting, Director

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