This month’s career moves include appointments at Arup Associates and promotions at Stride Treglown
Jo Wright a partner at Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBS), has left the company after 27 years to take over the helm at Arup Associates. Wright, who was managing partner of Feilden Clegg Bradley’s Bath office for three years and featured in the AJ’s Women in Architecture issue in 2012, is set to become practice leader at Arup Associates in April. It is understood Arup Associates’ current director Declan O’Carroll will remain among the practice’s leadership but will become a business leader for the UK, Middle East and Africa.
ARCHADIA CHARTERED ARCHITECTS
Middlesex-based Archadia Chartered Architects has appointed Lee Allcock as the director with responsibility for design and practice development. Allcock was formerly group design director for McCarthy and Stone and, previous to that, had spent five years at RPA Architecture.
The UK’s 10th biggest practice Stride Treglown, which last week handed the ownership of the company to its 280 staff, has announced five promotions.Former senior associates Kieran Lilley and John Kirkby become divisional directors while Pierre Wassenaar is now a regional director in the Cardiff office. Anabel Oreiro becomes head of interior design, leading both the UK and overseas teams. Howard Thomas will be taking over the reins of the practice’s Building Surveying team when John Franklin steps down as team leader in April of this year.