Ann Lakshmanan

Architect: BA (Hons) Dip Arch RIBA

Ann's experience and projects include Honilands School, Hartley School, Capel Manor School, Salisbury School, New City School, Kensington School, Elmington Green and Telferscot, Other work includes projects for The Girls' Day School Trust, Enfield, Stonebridge, Camden, City University London, and new PFI housing in Lambeth.

Ann joined us in 2004, becoming Associate in 2007, an Associate Director in 2011 and a Director in July 2014. Ann is currently the practice Chair, overseas our HR and operations and leads our Schools sector.

Charles Dokk-Olsen

Architect: BA (Hons) BArch RIBA

Charles' experience and projects include Percy Gee East Wing, The School of Business at Brookfield, New VIc College, Warneford Hospital Masterplan, Stamford Court Conference Centre, University of Leicester Residential Training and Conference Centre, Bennett Foyer, Clapton Library, School of Pharmacy.and UEA Central Library.

Charles has led our work on a wide range of projects in education, working with listed buildings and interiors, at Parliament, with ibraries and at urban design and masterplan level. He joined Shepheard Epstein Hunter in 1999, became an Associate in 2007, an Associate Director in 2011 and a Director in July 2014. Charles leads our Business Development and is sector lead for Higher Education and Science/Technology.

Tzeh Bin Cheong


Bin's experience and projects include Elmington Green, East City Point, Sarah Bonnell School, Upton Cross School, Fawood Avenue, Ada Lewis House, Honilands School, Paddington Green School, Blackfriars Settlement and Sunnyhill School

Bin joined SEH in January 2004, became an Associate in July 2013, Associate Director in 2017 and in 2019 is now Managing Director. Bin is our sector lead for housing, and is also responsible for our Technical Delivery.

Sapna Shah


Sapna joined Shepheard Epstein Hunter in October 2005, qualified and registered as an architect in 2008 and became an Associate of the practice in June 2014.

Sapna's experience includes our projects for the London Borough of Camden, the International Transport Workers Federation, and London South Bank University and  Putney High School Performing Arts Centre.

Sapna is our Interiors lead.

Dr Patricia Martin del Guayo

Architect, Master of Architecture in Urban Design (Harvard), PhD in Sustainable Urban Design (AA)

Patricia joined Shepheard Epstein Hunter in March 2015, having gained her architecture degree in Spain and gained experience in several offices in Spain and Germany, and with her own practice. 

Patricia holds a Master of Architecture in Urban Design qualification from Harvard, and a PhD in Sustainable Urban Design from the Architectural Association in London. 

Patricia's work with us includes Space Park Leicester, Phases One and Two, and four major Oxford masterplans: Warneford HospitalBegbroke Science Park and new housingOsney Mead Innovation Quarter and Radcliffe Observatory Quarter.

Patricia supports our masterplanning work. 

George Georgiou

HNC Building Studies

George is our Practice & Quality Manager and joined Shepheard Epstein Hunter in 1995,becoming an Associate of the practice in 2007. George set up and manages our integrated Quality and Environmental Management System (QEMS) and ensures its continued compliance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. He supports our business development and competitive submissions.

Reinis Kokins

Reinis joined Shepheard Epstein Hunter in May 2016. After obtaining a masters degree in architecture in Politecnico di Milano he gained experience of residential architecture in Latvia.

Reinis has recently finished working on a large housing redevelopment project at Elmington Green, South London and using his Revit skills is now heading up team running a residential project in Colindale, North London for 163 units.

Ana Carp

Ana joined Shepheard Epstein Hunter in 2019 and has worked on Higher Education and Masterplanning projects. With over 10 years of relevant architectural professional experience, Ana is making a positive difference in projects through conscientious understanding of client’s requirement. Ana's work with us includes delivery Space Park Leicester and various housing schemes for planning and delivery. 

Seetal Mistry

Seetal joined Shepheard Epstein Hunter in 2019 and has worked on a range of projects since joining including mixed used developments, masterplanning and education projects.

Since joining, Seetal has worked on a major estate masterplan, including resident consultation sessions, feasibility studies for secondary school projects and delivery of mixed use building including a library, GP surgeries and residential development.

Celia Hsin

Celia gained her Bachelor of Art in Architectural Studies and Master of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong and also has a MSc in Environmental Design and Engineering from the Bartlett, University College London. She studied for her Part 3 at the Architectural Association and has nine years of post-part 3 experience working on various projects including commercial, education, residential and mixed use.

Celia joined us in September 2019 and has worked on a range of Higher Education projects. Celia has completed a Passive House designer course in 2023 and is an accredited Passive House Designer.

Regina Ortega

Regina joined Shepheard Epstein Hunter in December 2017 after having gained experience working on residential, retail and commercial projects around Greater London. She completed her MArch qualification at Kingston University in 2016 and completed her Part 3 studies at Westminster University in 2020.

Regina is has worked on several major higher eduation projects and has taken an accredited WELLNESS qualification.

Amit Bura

After completing his Part 1 / BA (Hons)Bachelor Degree at the University of Portsmouth 2014 and Part 2 / MArchD Masters in Architectural Design at Oxford Brookes University 2017, Amit joined us in August 2019 and has successfully completed his Part 3 studies in 2021.

Amit has worked on the delivery of several major housing schemes and a large scale refurbishment and extension project for a University.

Nellie Ogbonna


Natalie Herson

BA (Hons) MSc

Nat joined SEH in 2021. She manages our studio and supports our finance management. 

Steven Pidwill

Architect: BA (Hons) Dip Arch RIBA MAPM FRSA AaPS

Steven‘s experience includes universities, listed buildings, schools, libraries, and housing in both sectors. He has led our framework teams for schools, universities and Parliament. His projects include Space Park LeicesterWarneford Hospital Masterplan, University of Leicester Development Framework Plan, Percy Gee Students Union Building, Kings Avenue School, Freedom Quay, Clapton Library, The Edge, ITF House, Hartley School, Concorde, and Sarah Bonnell School,

He is a Design Council Expert and has been a CABE enabler. He is Chair of the RIBA Part III professional examining panel at Cambridge University and has also examined at the Bartlett and Nottingham University.

He has written reviews and articles on sustainable housing, Passivhaus buldings, libraries, business schools, halls of residence, schools and listed buildings and on play and sport for children; and wrote the CABE guide to transforming school buildings.

He is APM-qualified as a project manager, and an Associate Member of the Association for Project Safety.  

Steven joined SEH in 1982, was a Director from 1988 to 2022 and served as our Chairman from 2011 to 2021.

Nick Hufton

Architect: BA (Hons) Dip Arch MAPM RIBA

Nick's experience and current projects include The Atrium Building, Sheerness Docyard Church, East City Point, Enfield Town Library, UCL Thornhaugh Mews, University of Liverpool Library, University of East Anglia Library, University of Kent Library, Open University Library, City Social Sciences Entrance, Bounds Green School, Sunnyhill School,

He has led our work on a wide range of projects in housing and education. Nick has participated in the Open City charity's programme to promote a greater understanding of architecture in schools, and gives talks on architecture to school age children. He has acted as a professional examiner for RIBA Part III at the London Metropolitan School of Architecture.

Nick joined the practice in 1999, became an Associate in 2001, Associate Director in 2006, Director in 2008, and served as our Finance and Resourcing Director. from 2016 until 2023. He is also a member of the Association for Project Management having gained a PM qualification in 2004, and has trained as a BREEAM facilitator