Our Team

We design with imagination and purpose. We are strategic thinkers who get things done efficiently and well.

 

Our team is one of the most client-focused you will ever meet. We are a group of pragmatic, collaborative and highly skilled architects who have your best interests in mind.

 

We have a clear understanding of all that makes a project work smoothly, and focus our commitment on saving you time and money.

 

Our collective experience covers a wide range of sectors, both in the UK and internationally and encompasses imaginative design and a practical, informed approach to delivery.

Steve Ritchie
Director
BSc BArch (Hons) RIBA ARB MRIAI

 

SRP is led by Steve Ritchie. Steve has over 25 years architectural experience at Fosters, Grimshaw and AHMM, and as founder of his own practice.

 

Steve has worked on a diverse range of complex projects in the residential, commercial office, retail, public arts, transport and masterplanning sectors, designing and delivering Award-winning projects such as the National Space Science Centre in Leicester for Grimshaw and the Unity Building in Liverpool for AHMM.

 

Steve has also delivered his own build to rent developments and has a deep understanding of commercial drivers and the challenges inherent in realising projects which deliver a balance of social, economic and design value.

Edward Grindall
Associate
BA (Hons) Industrial Design

 

With a background in industrial design, Ed has worked for 14 years primarily in the retail sector with Stanley Bragg and UNIT Architects as well as with a store planning consultancy and directly with retailers themselves. He has built up a comprehensive knowledge of commercial and retail-led mixed-use schemes on a range of projects throughout the UK and moves easily between the meticulous detail, tight deadlines and strategic understanding needed to move these projects forward.

 

Ed’s experience overseeing the process from initial viability to handover underpins his leadership of the team’s commercial, retail and asset management work and ongoing collaboration with a number of blue chip companies.

David McMorran
Projects Director (Scotland)
BSc (Hons) PgDip ARB RIBA RIAS

 

Qualified in Architecture and Urban Design, David rose from Architectural Assistant to Director at the leading Glasgow practice ADF Architects before joining SRP in 2019.

 

Responsible for the design and delivery of the Radisson Group’s first new build ‘Red’ brand hotel in Europe, David played a key role in developing work for Sainsbury’s, overseeing design and delivery from conception to completion of new stores and extensions across Scotland and North East England. He helped develop new workstreams for them in office fit out, fulfilment centres and store support centres.

David brings extensive experience in architecture and asset management and an analytical and meticulous approach to SRP. In between spending time with his three children, David loves grassroots football and coaches for Carolside Sports Club in Clarkston.

Miguel Santamaria 
Senior Architect
MArch (Hons) ARB

 

After studying in Valladolid and on a scholarship in Rome, Miguel gained varied professional experience across Europe.  Firstly, working with Rafael Moneo in Madrid on the extension to the Prado Museum gave him valuable experience working with contractors on site to deliver a complex and finely detailed project.  He went on to award winning architects O’Donnell Tuomey in Dublin where he was involved the Lyric Theatre in Belfast, shortlisted for the Stirling Prize in 2012,

 

At Caruso St John, Mccreanor Lavington Architects and at Studio Weave in London, Miguel delivered projects in further education and the arts as well as large residential projects in diverse typologies in the Elephant & Castle and Chelsea.

Fluent in three languages Miguel enjoys traveling, music and the arts.

Berenice Felsenburg
Senior Architect
Dipl Ing Arch ARB

 

In addition to town planning experience gained in Germany, Berenice has 17 years’ experience working in architecture and urban design. She has extensive experience seeing projects through all stages from feasibility design to delivery with prominent London practices and for a wide range of clients.  Notable projects in the UK include masterplans for Goldsmiths University of London, Lancaster University and Dulwich College.

 

With her high level of design skill, strategic thinking and project organisation in the mixed-use, education and transport sectors, Berenice is closely involved in SRP’s masterplanning projects and asset management work.

Urszula Maj
Architect
MArch (Hons) ARB

 

A resourceful designer and an enthusiastic problem solver, Urszula has worked on a wide range of projects from private residential to large mixed-use schemes and masterplans at all stages of the design process at Sidell Gibson and UNIT Architects prior to SRP.

 

Her studies in Poland and the Netherlands encompassed both architecture and town planning and she won a number of design competitions awards including 1st prize in a competition for a Learning Centre for Poznan Sports Academy and 3rd prize for her entry for Old Brewery Cultural Centre in Ostrowiec, Poland. Urszula loves a puzzle and her talent for design combined with intuitive analytical skills puts her in high demand with colleagues and clients alike.

Danielle McFarlane
Architect
MArch ARB RIBA

 

A talented designer with a keen eye for detail, Danielle also has well rounded delivery experience in the mixed-use and high-end residential sectors, including One Bishopsgate Plaza in the City of London. Her extensive knowledge of Revit and hands on experience as a BIM coordinator make her a welcome addition to the SRP team.

 

Danielle won a national competition to design and construct a WWI sculptural memorial in Dunham Massey National Park during her Masters years at Manchester School of Architecture. In her spare time, she is a keen musician and is also committed to supporting younger members of the profession, both in practice and as an RIBA mentor.

Bo Laugesen
Assistant Architect
MSc Engineering (Architecture & Design)

 

Originally from Denmark, Bo trained as a Civil Engineer with a specialisation in Architecture. He has worked in the UK since 2009 and brings broad experience to the team ranging from a pop up mosque to office, cultural, educational projects and virtually every type of residential project.

 

At weekends when he is not spending time with his family, Bo can often be found cycling up and down the Surrey hills.

Annie Sibthorp
Assistant Architect
MArch

 

Annie graduated from the Manchester School of Architecture in 2020 where her exceptional design skills earned her an award for visual communication. Her experience ranges from projects in the high-end residential sector delivered in BIM level 2 to low-tech community / educational environments.

 

A keen sailor, Annie can be found battling the elements off the south coast and also plays the harp.

Anna Voicehovsky
BA (Hons) MArch

 

With architectural training in the UK and the Netherlands and work experience in those countries as well as Copenhagen and Moscow, Anna already has a broad European perspective.  With a keen eye for design and colour, she has worked on projects as diverse as the new campus for the London College of Fashion, commercial, hospitality and private housing projects.  Fluent in Russian,  Anna enjoys photography and all things active.

Angela Pellegrino
Assistant Architect
Prof Qual Architecture

 

Angela has been involved in design and delivery in a range of sectors from large scale residential to light industrial.  Gained internationally in Argentina, Europe and the UK, her experience is a valuable support across SRP’s varied portfolio.  In her free time, Angela is an enthusiastic pottery designer and ceramics illustrator.

Chairty Whitehead
Assistant Architect
Dip Arch

 

Charity took her Master’s degree at the London School of Architecture which meant rising to the challenge of juggling studies with work in practice – mainly in the commercial and education sector.

 

Charity has a keen interest in community projects and her team was shortlisted for the Stephen Lawrence Foundation London Marathon Mile Marker competition. She also volunteers, loves food and can be found in the kitchen cooking or in the countryside running it off.

Catherine Nicholson
Practice Manager
BA (Hons)

With a professional background managing complex aid projects internationally, and in property development in the UK, Catherine looks after the smooth running of the practice.