PENNY FITZPATRICK

With over 30 years business experience Penny is the main equity partner and handles all commercial aspects of the business. She has a wealth of experience with a variety of clients and a passion for housing and social enterprise. Additionally she has mentored and overseen teams of personnel both within Fuse and as part of other initiatives. Socially she is a keen cook, swimmer and mum to 3 grown up boys.

PENNY FITZPATRICK

DIRECTOR

With over 30 years business experience Penny is the main equity partner and handles all commercial aspects of the business. She has a wealth of experience with a variety of clients and a passion for housing and social enterprise. Additionally she has mentored and overseen teams of personnel both within Fuse and as part of other initiatives. Socially she is a keen cook, swimmer and mum to 3 grown up boys.

DAVE HUGHES

Dave is an equity partner and Design Director and oversees all design related activities within the practice. Dave has over thirty years experience leading a wide variety of projects, from residential regeneration schemes to intimate theatres. Dave has led teams to win numerous design awards and his particular skill is in delivering complicated planning approvals. Dave is a keen track day motorcyclist.

DAVE HUGHES

DESIGN DIRECTOR

Dave is an equity partner and Design Director and oversees all design related activities within the practice. Dave has over thirty years experience leading a wide variety of projects, from residential regeneration schemes to intimate theatres. Dave has led teams to win numerous design awards and his particular skill is in delivering complicated planning approvals. Dave is a keen track day motorcyclist.

HOWARD LAMBERT

Howard is the Technical Director for the practice and oversees all technical aspects in project delivery. Howard has worked in architectural practices for over 30 years with vast experience within varied sectors. These include large and small scale residential, leisure, education, exhibition, commercial, retail, MOD. In Howard's free time as well as family pursuits, he enjoys cooking, running and fly-fishing.

HOWARD LAMBERT

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Howard is the Technical Director for the practice and oversees all technical aspects in project delivery. Howard has worked in architectural practices for over 30 years with vast experience within varied sectors. These include large and small scale residential, leisure, education, exhibition, commercial, retail, MOD. In Howard's free time as well as family pursuits, he enjoys cooking, running and fly-fishing.

MARIA NEWSTROM

Maria is Associate Director with a background in commercial, leisure and retail projects. She has qualifications as a Recognised Practitioner in Urban Design and as both a LEED and BREEAM AP reflecting her dedication to placemaking and sustainability. Maria spends her free time hiking in the countryside, cooking, baking and travelling.

MARIA NEWSTROM

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Maria is Associate Director with a background in commercial, leisure and retail projects. She has qualifications as a Recognised Practitioner in Urban Design and as both a LEED and BREEAM AP reflecting her dedication to placemaking and sustainability. Maria spends her free time hiking in the countryside, cooking, baking and travelling.

Francine Sanches Wood

Francine is a Brazilian architect with a Masters in Construction Project Management from the University of Westminster. She has been working in the UK since 2005, delivering multi-million pound residential schemes across London. Francine loves travelling and visiting iconic architectural projects and has an interest in watercolour painting and most recently in modern calligraphy.

Francine Sanches Wood

Associate

Francine is a Brazilian architect with a Masters in Construction Project Management from the University of Westminster. She has been working in the UK since 2005, delivering multi-million pound residential schemes across London. Francine loves travelling and visiting iconic architectural projects and has an interest in watercolour painting and most recently in modern calligraphy.

Richard Shrimplin

Rich is a Senior Architect with comprehensive experience across all stages of the RIBA Plan of Work. He manages a team concentrating on construction, but also gets involved earlier on in the process. He is focussed on providing well-coordinated schemes to a high drawing standard that suits our clients' needs. He likes reading, travel and David Attenborough.

Richard Shrimplin

Associate

Rich is a Senior Architect with comprehensive experience across all stages of the RIBA Plan of Work. He manages a team concentrating on construction, but also gets involved earlier on in the process. He is focussed on providing well-coordinated schemes to a high drawing standard that suits our clients' needs. He likes reading, travel and David Attenborough.

Damian Milton

Damian is an associate at Fuse Architects, specialising in large scale residential planning packs. His time at Fuse Architects has seen Damian run a variety of technically complex planning schemes, delivering hundreds of units throughout London as well as managing the studio’s drawing quality standards. Damian is a big rugby fan and enjoys travelling the world.

Damian Milton

Associate

Damian is an associate at Fuse Architects, specialising in large scale residential planning packs. His time at Fuse Architects has seen Damian run a variety of technically complex planning schemes, delivering hundreds of units throughout London as well as managing the studio’s drawing quality standards. Damian is a big rugby fan and enjoys travelling the world.

James Burgess

James is an associate and supports the financial operations of the group. He manages the internal systems including the PM systems, ISO, tenders and general governance. James enjoys attending gigs and festivals and can often be found on an airsoft field or with his head in a book.

James Burgess

Associate

James is an associate and supports the financial operations of the group. He manages the internal systems including the PM systems, ISO, tenders and general governance. James enjoys attending gigs and festivals and can often be found on an airsoft field or with his head in a book.

Smrithi Vipinachandran

Smrithi is a Project Architect who has experience in both planning and technical aspects of small and large scale residential developments. She is passionate about well-being and fitness, loves to dance, read and learn new things!

Smrithi Vipinachandran

Architect

Smrithi is a Project Architect who has experience in both planning and technical aspects of small and large scale residential developments. She is passionate about well-being and fitness, loves to dance, read and learn new things!

Sarah Wood

Sarah is an Architect with experience in the UK and Australia in various sectors; including residential, commercial and retail across all RIBA stages. She has a keen interest in the environment and sustainability in architecture. She lives an active lifestyle, enjoying the gym, yoga and running and has a passion for fashion.

Sarah Wood

Architect

Sarah is an Architect with experience in the UK and Australia in various sectors; including residential, commercial and retail across all RIBA stages. She has a keen interest in the environment and sustainability in architecture. She lives an active lifestyle, enjoying the gym, yoga and running and has a passion for fashion.

Ryan Wright

Ryan is an Architect specialising in the delivery of technical packages for large scale residential projects across London. Currently studying for his Part III, Ryan thrives under pressure and is a key member of Fuse Architects BIM delivery team. In his spare time Ryan is a keen athlete, focusing his attentions on mixed martial arts.

Ryan Wright

Architect

Ryan is an Architect specialising in the delivery of technical packages for large scale residential projects across London. Currently studying for his Part III, Ryan thrives under pressure and is a key member of Fuse Architects BIM delivery team. In his spare time Ryan is a keen athlete, focusing his attentions on mixed martial arts.

Matthew Tear

Matt is an Architectural Assistant currently studying for his Part III at the University of Portsmouth. With a background in the retail sector, Matt works on a variety of residential schemes in the office across RIBA stages 0-7 ranging in sizes form 10 to 100 units. In his spare time Matt is a keen footballer and cyclist (and loves a beer or two on a Friday).

Matthew Tear

Architectural Assistant

Matt is an Architectural Assistant currently studying for his Part III at the University of Portsmouth. With a background in the retail sector, Matt works on a variety of residential schemes in the office across RIBA stages 0-7 ranging in sizes form 10 to 100 units. In his spare time Matt is a keen footballer and cyclist (and loves a beer or two on a Friday).

Peter Bradshaw

Pete is an Architectural Assistant with a keen interest in the construction industry and the important role architecture has in attempting to improve the cities we live in. Pete has experience across all RIBA stages and has also worked in real estate investment. He is currently completing his Part III architectural studies and enjoys spinning records, current affairs and exploring new places.

Peter Bradshaw

Architectural Assistant

Pete is an Architectural Assistant with a keen interest in the construction industry and the important role architecture has in attempting to improve the cities we live in. Pete has experience across all RIBA stages and has also worked in real estate investment. He is currently completing his Part III architectural studies and enjoys spinning records, current affairs and exploring new places.

Adam Holvey

Adam has been a key team member for over 8 years, working as an architectural assistant. Adam primarily works on feasibility and planning stage projects, producing concept and 3D models as well as graphics and fly-throughs. Adam likes to play football and golf in his spare time.

Adam Holvey

Architectural Assistant

Adam has been a key team member for over 8 years, working as an architectural assistant. Adam primarily works on feasibility and planning stage projects, producing concept and 3D models as well as graphics and fly-throughs. Adam likes to play football and golf in his spare time.

Emily Anastasi

Emily is an Architectural Assistant, recently graduated from the University of Dundee. She is interested in promoting Health and Wellbeing in the office and also organises CPDs. In her spare time, Emily enjoys swimming, photography and browsing markets.

Emily Anastasi

Architectural Assistant

Emily is an Architectural Assistant, recently graduated from the University of Dundee. She is interested in promoting Health and Wellbeing in the office and also organises CPDs. In her spare time, Emily enjoys swimming, photography and browsing markets.

Athina Reddy

Athina has experience working on Residential, Retail and Urban scale projects from schematic to completion in the UK and Internationally. Other than architecture she has a keen interest in travelling and cooking.

Athina Reddy

Senior Technical Assistant

Athina has experience working on Residential, Retail and Urban scale projects from schematic to completion in the UK and Internationally. Other than architecture she has a keen interest in travelling and cooking.

Darren Chong

Darren has a diverse range of experience across the architectural design, visualisation and VR industry. With a keen interest in 3D and 4D BIM, visual programming and automation Darren is constantly seeking and developing optimisations to his design workflows and is a key part of the technical team using his experience to assist in developing construction packages. Darren enjoys listening to obscure science fiction audiobooks.

Darren Chong

Architectural Assistant

Darren has a diverse range of experience across the architectural design, visualisation and VR industry. With a keen interest in 3D and 4D BIM, visual programming and automation Darren is constantly seeking and developing optimisations to his design workflows and is a key part of the technical team using his experience to assist in developing construction packages. Darren enjoys listening to obscure science fiction audiobooks.

Lucina Cunjamalay

Lucina is a marketing assistant with various experience in design and a masters in graphic design. She looks after all things social media and event related. Lucina enjoys painting and baking in her spare time. Alongside exploring the wonders of the world.

Lucina Cunjamalay

Marketing Assistant

Lucina is a marketing assistant with various experience in design and a masters in graphic design. She looks after all things social media and event related. Lucina enjoys painting and baking in her spare time. Alongside exploring the wonders of the world.

Narlea Renner

Narlea is an Architectural Assistant who has experience working in Australia and has recently moved to the UK. She has experience working across residential, multi-residential commercial and leisure projects. She has worked in the delivery of concept design, planning, tender packages and construction documentation. Narlea enjoys watching films, gaming, travel and long walks.

Narlea Renner

Architectural Assistant

Narlea is an Architectural Assistant who has experience working in Australia and has recently moved to the UK. She has experience working across residential, multi-residential commercial and leisure projects. She has worked in the delivery of concept design, planning, tender packages and construction documentation. Narlea enjoys watching films, gaming, travel and long walks.

Ivania Walter

Ivania is an accounts assistant supporting the financial operations for the practice and is currently studying towards her ACCA’s qualifications. Ivania enjoy reading and cooking in her spare time.

Ivania Walter

Accounts Assistant

Ivania is an accounts assistant supporting the financial operations for the practice and is currently studying towards her ACCA’s qualifications. Ivania enjoy reading and cooking in her spare time.