Speaker Group: Speaker

Claire Barton

Claire Barton is a partner at Haverstock and has extensive experience of providing architectural design, client design advisor and technical advisor architectural services to SEND Schools at nursery, primary, secondary and higher educational level together with experience in residential settings. Claire also works as a technical advisor for the DfE and PSBP and has an… Read more »

Catherine Ward

Catherine joined HLM in 2019 as an Associate Architect with over twenty years experience in architectural practice, working predominantly on education projects throughout the UK including HE, FE, Schools and SEN. In her role at HLM, Catherine manages the development of our special education portfolio and profile nationally.

Laura Jones

Laura is an experienced education architect, and RIBA client adviser, with a specialism in SEND projects. She has been involved in the commissioning and monitoring of a broad range of school projects at a variety of stages; from simple extensions to large SEND schools and all-through schools with values of £30million+. Previously working for a… Read more »

Adrian James

Adrian James graduated from Imperial College, London in 1984 with an Honours degree in Physics.  He then spent two years in contract research into fluid flow dynamics and active noise control, and a further eight years gaining consultancy experience in large acoustics consultancies in London.  In that time he was responsible for acoustic aspects of… Read more »

Mark Brown

Mark has spent time in marketing with Unilever before moving into advertising as a strategist with Leo Burnett, Creative Director at Starcom and founder of award-winning creative agency Weapon7. He has a passion for sustainable eco-buildings and has been with TG Escapes for 8 years building the brand and helping expand the business into education…. Read more »

Zane Putne

Zane Putne is a Senior Architect at Noviun, specialising in education projects with a particular interest for special education needs learning environments. Zane leads Noviun’s SEN sector alongside Design Director Peter Stephens, overseeing all SEN projects within the practice. She is passionate to explore how designs can enhance pupils’ experience and believes that collaborative approach… Read more »

Anita Devi

As a former SENCO, Senior Leader, School Improvement Advisor, and local authority SEND Advisory Teacher and Healthwatch Trustee Anita Devi carries a wealth of experience in developing leaders of learning.  Her own teaching career spans early years to post grad in the UK and overseas and Anita lives her why through her belief in the… Read more »

Claire Mantle

As Director of Schools, Claire’s role is to lead on ADP’s School Strategy with a national team of dedicated schools’ architects. The pupil’s needs will be at the centre of any design process, creating learning environments that respond to current educational pedagogies. The design approach will also ensures that staff requirements are taken into consideration,… Read more »