Congratulations to Rob!

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Rob Symonds to the role of Director.

Rob has led numerous projects including a 300,000sqft flagship office development in London, office and residential mixed-use sites in Maidenhead and Staines, a new build flexible smart lab and an office to lab conversion in Cambridge and most recently an extensive office refurbishment in the City of London, along with many more.

Rob joined Aukett Swanke as a graduate in 2011 chosen from over 700 applicants and has rapidly grown through the company over the last 11 years working across a range of projects. Following working on the award-winning Forbury Place project in Reading and after qualifying as an Architect, he quickly established himself as a key member of the studio creating innovative and considered design solutions backed up by diligent project management and was duly promoted to Associate in 2015.

In 2019 he was further promoted to Senior Associate in recognition of his dedication and talent to working collaboratively with his teams, clients, and external stakeholders.

Suzette Vela Burkett, Managing Director – UK said: “The UK Directors are delighted to welcome Rob as a Director in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the continued success of Aukett Swanke.  It has been a pleasure to see Rob develop his career with Aukett Swanke since joining as a graduate, and we look forward to continuing to working with him to help lead the future of our London studio with his fellow Directors.”

Our congratulations to Rob!

From L to R: Forbury Place, Reading; Statesman House, Maidenhead; St George's House East, Wimbledon