Archives: Speakers

David Gardner

David is an award winning Design Director with a wealth of experience gained working in several key sectors over the last 25 years, including involvement in a number of challenging large scale newbuild projects for The Scottish Prison Service. His expertise and approach to design, working with Clients at early concept stage design and planning… Read more »

Mark Nugent

Mark has 22 years’ experience in healthcare design and has delivered a wide range of schemes, including acute, mental health and community projects. He is an experienced architect and masterplanner, with a comprehensive understanding of the healthcare sector, with previous experience working within an NHS Trust. He has delivered a number of key projects, including… Read more »

Joanna Carr

I have over 40 years’ nursing experience from Paediatric Oncology, Community Health Visiting and School Nursing, Complex discharge, Safeguarding children, and Operational Manager for CAMHS. In my current role I am one of the Clinical Lead Nurses on the Cambridge Childrens Hospital Project.  This is a vast undertaking for everyone in the project to build… Read more »

Stephen Parker

An architect and mental health planner at Stantec, Stephen is a proponent of “architect as advocate” for colleague, client, and community alike, and he believes strongly in leadership through service. An HCD Rising Star, Stephen has been named to Healthcare Design’s Best Under 40 list by the AIA’s Academy of Architecture for Health. He was… Read more »

Maria Luigia Assirelli

Maria Luigia Assirelli, director at Floyd Slaski Architect, has a passion for designing healing environments and she leads on Floyd Slaski’s mental health portfolio. Maria specialised in design for autism friendly environments and has written papers for various groups including the National Autistic Society. With a positive attitude, understanding of team dynamics and personal dynamics… Read more »

Bruno Oro

Bruno Oro, an Industrial Designer with 18 years of experience spanning electronics, toys, furniture, fashion, and graphic design. His work has been featured globally in prestigious publications and TV shows. As an educator for 12 years, he’s influenced countless students and served as a program director for top design institutions. With 14 international design awards… Read more »