us-born Rick Mather will bring a new touch of sophistication to riba Council from July after his election to a national place. Architect to the Zen restaurant chain, he was once voted as one of London's best-dressed men.
Other successful national candidates are Jane Darbyshire, Maureen Kelly Owen, Sam Webb, Roger Zogolovitch and Russell Brown. Richard Parnaby was not elected.
From the regions Christopher Heuvel, Yasmin Shariff and Roger Shrimplin will represent the east with Christopher Chestnutt not elected; Peter Bradley and Colin James the south, with Norman Roberts not elected; Andrew Clague, Tarsem Flora, Catherine Hennessy, Guy Thompson and John Wright the south-east, where Tzena James was not elected; Frank McCloskey from Ulster; James Cuthbertson, who was unopposed from the Glasgow area of rias, and student member Marc Corbett, who got in ahead of T N McKibben.