BA(Hons) BArch RIBA
Director of Practice
Helen joined Scott Brownrigg in 2014 as Director of Practice. Whilst she is based in the London office, Helen is responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of programmes to maintain and enhance the high levels of technical competence and expertise across the whole practice, to ensure legal and best practice compliance. She is also responsible for all practice and project related Health and Safety compliance. As well as specialising in education design, particularly Academies, Free Schools and University Technical Colleges, Helen’s commitment to sustainability, diversity and inclusive design, will support the implementation of new initiatives to assist the practice in achieving its quality management, sustainability and corporate responsibility objectives.
She is well recognised through her collaboration with industry bodies; Helen was a founder member and co-chair of Architects for Change, the RIBA’s Equality & Diversity Forum; Chair of the RIBA Inclusive Design Committee; and Convenor of the RIBA Schools Client Forum. She has recently become co-chair of the new Construction Industry Council Green Construction Panel; is a mentor for the Construction Industry Council Fluid Mentoring Programme; and is involved with the Cabinet Office's Paralympic Legacy project, to improve the inclusive design skills of built environment professionals.