This week’s career moves includes new directors at Gensler and LTS Architects
Anna Woodeson has joined London-based LTS Architects as a director. She comes from Wilkinson Eyre, where she worked for 15 years and was associate director and head of sustainability. Woodeson will lead the practice with its founder Greg Shannon, while helping to diversify and grow its portfolio of clients and work. Woodeson said: ‘I am excited to work in a more hands-on way, shaping the future of the studio. The practice is clearly a studio where people thrive and are able to fulfil their potential.’
Gensler has appointed Alessandro Zoppini to director of sports in the London office, where he will oversee the growth of Gensler’s sports practice in Europe and Asia. Zoppini has more than 20 years experience designing sports and leisure facilities, and his portfolio includes the Turin 2006 Olympics Oval Lingotto, the Sochi 2014 Olympic Skating Arena and oval and the 2018 Olympics PyeongChang Oval. He was formerly a partner at Studio Zoppini in Milan.
Former manager of RIBA Competitions Louise Harrison has joined Colander Associates as a new associate. Harrison will run architectural competitions for the consultancy’s clients while aiming to establish a dedicated competitions team at Colander. For the last 12 months Harrison has been working with Colander founder Caroline Cole on the Pimlico Bridge competition for Wandsworth Borough Council.