David Walker joins GPAD as Associate Director

4th September 2019

We are delighted to welcome to our team newly appointed Associate Director David Walker.

A specialist in workplace design, David has a robust background working on a range of high-profile projects including residential, higher education, leisure and offices, from the shell and core through to the interior of the schemes. David has a Master of Philosophy from Cambridge University and has taught at the Architectural Association, London. He joins GPAD after 13 years at Bennetts Associates.

With strong networks in the commercial and residential markets and a passion for developing relationships, David will be key in business development at gpad. He will be leading projects from conception through to delivery, lending his expertise and enhancing the quality of gpad’s work on high-profile schemes with immediate effect. A strong creative leader, David embodies the gpad values of nurturing talent and collaboration in design.

Key projects David has been involved in include Facebook’s offices in 11-21 Canal Reach, as well as the Jaguar Land Rover Headquarters in Gaydon. David spent the early part of his career in Europe, working for Imre Makovecz in Hungary and Daniel Libeskind in Germany, returning to the UK in 1996.

He is also an experienced public speaker and has presented on a wide range of subjects at architecture and construction events.

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