Our strength lies in our exciting mix of motivated, highly-skilled and dedicated people drawn from a range of different backgrounds. A blend of ages combines new ways of thinking with experience in a workplace environment where everyone is encouraged to contribute.

The team at Rio has grown organically with each member hand-picked for their unique skills, knowledge and talents. When combined with creativity, these attributes allow us to transform clients' aspirations into reality through inspirational design and seamless delivery.

Key to maintaining our progressive practice is an ongoing commitment to Continued Professional Development. We ensure that our people are fully conversant with the latest developments, standards and technologies within the construction industry. 

From top to bottom, Rio is built on expertise. Our board of Directors bring their own specialisms in the built environment and our senior management team lead a dedicated group of Architects, Architectural Technologists, Interior Designers, Visualisers and Administrators.


Richard Roberts

Director | Architect

Ryan Davies

Architectural Technologist

Claire Broad

Associate Director | Interior Architecture

Denitsa Yordanova

Interior Designer

Dan Lewis

Associate Director | Architect | Creative Lead

Shirley Hamill

Associate Director | Architect | Scotland Lead

Priit Jurimae


Lee Protheroe

Associate Director | Architect

Sian Evans

Office Manager

Chris Taylor

Director | Architect

David Whitter


Kathryn White

Director | Finance & HR

Andrew Joss

Associate | Digital Construction Lead

Mike White

Architectural Assistant

Richard Davies

Senior Architect

Claudio Couto

Architectural Technologist

Andrew Baker

Director | Architect

James Richards

Senior Architectural Technologist

Mike Dacey

Operations Director

Yasmin Mokha

Interior Designer

Ffion Lanchbury

Director | Architect

Nia Jenkins

Architectural Technologist

Charlotte Edwards

Architectural Assistant

Kemal Gundogdu

Snr Architectural Technologist

Martyn Hurley

Senior Architect

Llion Rhun

Snr Architectural Technologist

Lauren Williams

Associate | Interior Architecture

Adam Wade

Architectural Assistant

Sarah Wason

Communications Manager

Madison Thomas

Interior Designer

James Kenyon

Associate | Architect

Sue Waring

Sustainability Consultant

Daniel Bees

Digital Construction Manager

Michael Spiller

Architectural Technologist

Ross O'Leary

Architectural Technologist

Duygu Dagli

Architectural Assistant