Director & Principal Architectural Designer
Michelle is an experienced Architectural design technologist with more than 20 years' experience in the construction industry.
Her wide ranging portfolio includes Commercial Buildings, Industrial Units, Community Buildings, New Build Houses and apartments, and numerous alterations and extensions to domestic properties.
Michelle joined the Association of Building Engineers (ABE) in February 2008 via the professional interview route. She was elected as an ordinary member of the ABE Yorkshire and Humber Regional Management Committee in January 2009 and was subsequently elected to the role of Regional Secretary. The ABE attained Charter status in January 2014 and is now known as the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) and Michelle has been re-elected as regional Secretary.
Michelle's experience and ability were recognised in 2008 when, in conjunction with Rhys Taylor she was awarded the inaugural LABC Built In Quality award for the best extension of a domestic property, transforming a four-bedroom detached house in Rotherham into substantial six-bedroom home.
Michelle completed a six year part-time degree in Architectural Technology in the summer of 2015 at Sheffield Hallam University and was pleased and proud to have achieved a First. Michelle decided to study for the degree course as part of her commitment to life long learning, she also wanted to expand her knowledge in the field of Architectural Technology, to challenge her preconceptions and to develop an understanding of the industry's emerging innovations and techniques.
Michelle is an active founder-member of an independent charity fund-raising group called BluCrew, with primary ties to Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice. They host all manner of fundraising events in the Community such as social evenings, concerts, duck races to name but a few and Michelle is a regular performer "on-stage" for the group.
Michelle is married to Roy and together they have a son, John.