Archives: Speakers

Kai-Xin Tan

Kai Xin was promoted to Associate in 2022 having joined fleet architect in October 2018 after completing her Part II in University of East London, where she gained a distinction. She was awarded the RIBA East London Society Architects Award for her fifth year portfolio. She worked in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for her Part 1… Read more »

Frank Ellis

Frank is an Associate at Medical Architecture and an RIBA Chartered Member. He has 24 years of architectural experience with 16 years in healthcare design. During this time, he has gained extensive expertise in mental health, community healthcare and acute health. Frank specialises in all aspects of project delivery and technical design, having worked on… Read more »

Matthew Page

Mathew is a mental health nurse who has spent his career working in the west of England. Having clinically specialised in inpatient services, he has undertaken research and published widely on a range of topics. In senior management Mathew has focussed on transforming services and improving quality and performance. In his current role he manages… Read more »

Helen Whinray

Helen specialises in Healthcare design and has worked with Trusts on a number of community facilities including a series of Derby and Leicester LIFT new build projects, Kidbrooke Health Facility, Wednesbury Healthcare Centre, Neptune Health Park and Bilston Health Centre. Helen has a close involvement in projects at all stages and enjoys the challenge of… Read more »

Yvonne Ophaus

Yvonne is an accomplished architect with 5 years of experience in healthcare design. She has a diverse background in residential and commercial projects, and in recent years has worked on a range of private and public healthcare projects of varying complexity. She played a key role in the design of the multi-award-winning Blossom Court, an… Read more »

Stephen Turberville

I am a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist working in Pebble Lodge, a 10 bedded General Adolescent Unit located in Bournemouth, Dorset.  I joined Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust in 2003 after completing my training in the Oxford Training Scheme.  I have had two periods as Lead Consultant for CAMHS and am currently the… Read more »

Emma Shakespeare

Emma Shakespeare BSc, CIOB Senior Design Manager. Emma has been working in the Healthcare Sector on Mental Health Facilities for 4 years. She is passionate about working with the Project Team and Trusts to deliver sympathetic yet robust and workable solutions for these challenging environments for all stakeholders. “These facilities offer respite and care for people… Read more »