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Andrew Hassell

Associate Director

With over 20 years experience, Andrew is a passionate, versatile, and talented designer, with a passion for the education sector. He has designed and delivered a variety of projects including new build, refurbishment, and extensions, within primary, secondary and SEN schools as well as further/higher education facilities. Throughout the process, Andrew actively champions good design focused on quality and sustainability, utilising his knowledge from his role in our internal sustainability group, and is very adapt in presenting ideas to a wide range of audience.

Andrew is a strong believer that great collaboration has great outcomes. He promotes engagement with clients, users and stakeholders, helping to bring everyone involved on the project journey and creating a shared vision. He is also responsible for the coordination of multi-disciplinary teams, having collaborated and delivered exciting yet pragmatic designs, managing projects across all RIBA work stages including delivering projects on site and providing client technical advisory roles.

As part of the management team, Andrew is responsible for the professional and efficient running of the studio, with a particular focus on quality assurance and resourcing. He is also involved in internal design reviews, where he is central to establishing a design culture of shared ideas, open dialogue and critical debate, promoting creative influences from within and outside the construction industry.