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Jon Race

CEO

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CEO

Since joining MCM in 1996, Jon has assumed overall responsibility for many of our major workplace and fit out projects and has a very in-depth understanding of contemporary trends in workplace environments. His comprehensive understanding of the design process and his experience over an extensive range of projects in many sectors adds value to any design team.

Jon’s commitment and passion, together with his undoubtable people skills, saw him appointed as Managing Director in February 2011. As well as steering MCM, he still retains an active role on key projects ensuring we deliver on our promise to our clients.

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Kevin Britchfield - RIBA

Operations Director

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Operations Director

Kevin is an architect and project manager with 35 years of experience in the construction industry both in the UK and abroad. His conceptual design and project management background, combined with his depth of experience over a wide range of building types and client sectors, makes him an ideal person to engage with complex client organisations at the highest level. As well as extensive experience in due diligence and building selection, Kevin also has extensive experience of refurbishment works. He has a great interest in inclusive design and is an NRAC registered access consultant. As our Operations Director, Kevin is responsible for the overall management of project teams and project delivery.

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Shannon Pope-Ellis

Managing Director

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Shannon Pope-Ellis

Managing Director

Shannon re-joins the practice from 2015 with a 17-year career working in internal and external creative design agencies. Most recently Shannon led the growth and directing of an internal creative agency for the Estee Lauder Companies UK & Ireland (or FMCG S&P 500 global beauty business). Coordinating a team of highly talented creative designers and project managers to deliver an end to end service for all of the 25+ brands creative requirements. Including 3D store design, 2D visual merchandising and digital full service production, in a highly dynamic fast pace environment.
10 Years prior to this, Shannon worked for a variety of small and large scale commercial architecture firms globally, designing and delivering mixed use spaces for a number of clients.
To name a few - HAVAS Media Group | Unilever | Royal College General Practitioners | British Airport Authority | British Airways | Radisson Hotel Group | Bird & Bird LLP| Cadbury's | Pernod Ricard

Throughout her career Shannon has developed valuable skills in communication, the understanding of people’s needs and energised creativity through designing solutions.
Shannon's role choices have always had a focus on innovative design, quality creativity and client relations, managing people and strategising for growing business.
She brings to the practise a client side perspective, blurring together of leisure and corporate spaces as well as a consumer and digital focussed approach.

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Barnaby Bugden

Design Director

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Barnaby Bugden

Design Director

One of our most experienced design directors, Barnaby believes strongly that excellence in projects comes from the seamless intersection of aesthetic, technical detailing and compliance. Prior to joining MCM in 2003, he worked in East Asia, on projects in retail, leisure and workplace. Through his work on many complex projects in the UK and internationally, Barnaby has developed an in-depth knowledge of construction and ‘how things go together’. His technical and detailed knowledge expands the refined dimension of his creative designs and concept development.

As one of our Design Directors responsible for production, Barnaby is instrumental in driving and continuously elevating our production capability – from MCM’s adoption of BIM and Revit best practices to ensuring all our projects are delivered to high technical standards.

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Deepak Parmar

Design Director

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Deepak Parmar

Design Director

Deepak is an experienced Creative Lead and Director with a passion for workplace excellence. He not only ensures projects are creatively exceeding client expectations, but that the best design thinking is applied so that the discovery and design process is engaging for all stakeholders. His empathetic approach to design is the base for his creativity in the ever-changing office landscape; his belief in designing a holistic experience ensures that people are the key driver for all his design decisions. Deepak’s zest for innovation means that he works closely with the whole design team to deliver award-winning projects that challenge and push the boundaries of what a workplace should be.

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Sarah Bolas

Director of Consultancy

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Sarah Bolas

Director of Consultancy

Sarah is a specialist in behavioual change and oversees all of our consultancy projects, ensuring that employee experience and change are at the heart of MCM's wider offer. Drawing from her experience of being an executive coach as well as being ANLP accredited, Prince2 Project Management Certified, and an MSP (Managing Successful Programs) practitioner, her role is to bridge the integration of workplace consultancy, strategic design and behavioural change to build the workplaces and work practices of the future.

She combines her endless curiosity for neuroscience and organisational psychology with tremendous amounts of energy, enthusiasm and insight enabling her to get straight to the heart of the issue's facing our clients.

With Sarah there’s always a way through, no matter how difficult the situation.

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Ken Giannini - RIBA

RIBA Architect

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RIBA Architect

A qualified architect, Ken has worked in London for most of his professional career with several of the best design practices in the UK. He has held Director roles at BDG, DEGW, Scott Brownrigg and MCM. Ken is a Board Director at MCM, responsible for developing and growing the practice. He is actively involved with the design direction of select projects in the UK and internationally.

As an industry leader in the field of workplace design, Ken is a well-known expert and speaker on subjects related to the future of working and work environments.

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David Harding

Chairman

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Chairman

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Sean Hatcher - RIBA

Creative Director

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Sean Hatcher - RIBA

Creative Director

Sean helps to provide creative direction to the practice. He was previously a Director at Orms while also working for John McAslan Architects where he spearheaded their winning competition for Max Mara’s headquarters in Italy. Prior to that Sean was at Steidle & Partner, where he helped win and deliver T-Mobile’s global headquarters in Bonn. He has a wealth of experience in the office, leisure, retail and residential sectors, and has delivered award-winning projects both in the UK and throughout Europe. Within the workplace sector, Sean is involved across the whole spectrum working with clients, from developers to end-users, to re-imagine their assets and spaces.

Sean is also on the RIBA International Committee, one of the committees tasked with developing and advising on RIBA policies, strategies and activities.

Beyond work, Sean has a hat-trick of Cycle to Cannes rides as part of MIPIM under his belt and has participated in every BCO Cycle Challenge ride since its inception in 2012, including organising the Bilbao to Madrid route in 2013.

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Ellen Redmayne-Smith

Head of Business Support Team

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Head of Business Support Team

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Andrew Tetlow

Director of Architecture

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Andrew Tetlow

Director of Architecture

Andrew has been with MCM since September 2018. Together with Creative Director, Sean Hatcher, Andrew is responsible for running the architecture team at MCM.
Andrew gets involved with most of MCM’s architectural projects and enjoys nothing more than jumping in at the feasibility stage and pushing the boundaries of the scheme. He has an extensive range of cross sector experience covering master planning, arts, leisure, residential and office design, with a special interest in sustainability and façades.

Andrew drives projects forward and creates the unexpected – buildings with drama and delight. He loves detail, from the big idea all the way down to the last screw. He approaches everything with the same rigor and resolve, getting to the heart of the brief and unearthing the most inspiring answers. A number of the projects Andrew has lead have been published and won RIBA awards.

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Zefa Mongan

Associate Director

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Associate Director

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Sarah Snell

Associate Director

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Sarah Snell

Associate Director

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Laura Bellamy

Associate Director

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Laura Bellamy

Associate Director

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Daniel Hill

Associate Director

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Daniel Hill

Associate Director

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Terri Scott

Associate Director

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Terri Scott

Associate Director

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Nathan Johnson

Associate

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Nathan Johnson

Associate

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Liana Hill

Associate

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Associate

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Chris Meiller

Senior Technical Designer

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Chris Meiller

Senior Technical Designer

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Jay Forward

Senior Designer

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Senior Designer

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Francesca Gabba

Senior Designer

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Francesca Gabba

Senior Designer

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Sam Male

Senior FF&E Associate

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Senior FF&E Associate

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Maciej Kanarkowski

Architectural Assistant - Part II

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Architectural Assistant - Part II

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Cristina Prieto

Designer

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Designer

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Poppy Weston

Associate

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Associate

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Stuart Davies

Technical Designer

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Technical Designer

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