Erika Gemmell

BA (Hons) DipArch RIBA


Photograph of Erika Gemmell

Erika has extensive defence experience and leads the practice’s defence sector.  She is responsible for leading the design teams on a number of complex projects from the initial bid and design stages through to successful delivery.

Erika believes in the importance of ensuring that design integrity is carried throughout an entire project. She is skilled in delivering well designed, quality buildings that effectively serve their occupants, and contribute to the context of the built environment as a whole. Erika has gained a reputation for having clear strategic thinking coupled with an eye for detail.  Erika led the design of the £8 billion MoD scheme – Project Allenby/Connaught, one of the UK’s largest service delivery and building construction PFI programmes.  Cover a total of 575 hectares, the project has enhanced living facilities for 18,000 military and civilian personnel across four garrisons. The scheme has won numerous Sustainability Awards.