A founding partner in Fereday Pollard, Chris is a Chartered Architect and has over 20 years experience since securing professional RIBA Part 3 qualifications from Kingston in 1989. Much of this post qualification experience has been spent at a senior level and involved in developing and broadening the practices Clients base and range of building sectors that we now work in. With extensive experience in masterplanning, the planning process, procurement, construction typologies and building contract and law, Chris offers high level and strategic design guidance to our Clients and the practice on all projects that we are involved in.
Chris is particularly experienced at the pre planning strategic stages and through careful navigation of schemes that often include CABE reviews, stakeholder consultations and extensive local authority engagement is credited with securing exceptionally good planning consents for our Clients. Chris also acts as the overall protectorate of the integrity and the quality of the design vision of the work that the practice does and together with other practice directors will ensure that the design philosophy is not lost through what is often the protracted stages of the building process.
Chris is also a keen architectural designer with an all round knowledge of building in all its forms who maintains a hands on approach and remains closely involved in all the practices day to day operational structure and functions.