John is an award-winning architect who has extensive experience in the Middle East having worked on projects in the UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, with clients including United Arab Bank, HSBC Middle East, the National Bank of Oman and Ahli United Bank. He has recently led the team designing a mixed use twin tower scheme that will overlook Dubai’s Business Bay, was project architect for National Bank of Oman’s new head office in Muscat and is lead workplace and interior designer for HSBC’s new UAE head office building in Downtown Dubai. John has led projects in the residential, education and heritage sector, alongside his work in commercial and workplace design for clients including Coutts, RBS, Harrods and the Commercial Bank of Dubai. John studied architecture at Cambridge University, the Oxford School of Architecture and the Architectural Association. Before joining LOM he worked on projects for Channel 4, Tate Modern, the Globe Theatre, Somerset House and the Ashmolean Museum. He won first prize in the Corus Architectural Competition in 2001, received one of the Architects Journal Awards for Architecture in 2002, and has exhibited work in the Royal Academy Architecture Room in London.