BA (Hons) Dip Arch RIBA Director Pankaj gained a First Class Honours from South Bank University before working with Andrew Taylor at MacCormac Jamieson Prichard on projects including Worcester College, Oxford, and Paternoster Square and the Spitalfields Development. Prior to forming Patel Taylor in 1989, Pankaj was a consultant on various international masterplans. His interests lie within the integration of architecture, landscape and urban design. He overviews the inception of many projects and has led a variety of masterplanning, architecture and landscape developments. Pankaj is partner-in-charge of several mixed-use and residential projects where his expertise in negotiating complex planning consents has been critical. These include the 2012 Olympics Village, Earls Court and Wembley. He has sat on the CABE Design Review Panel, advised the Government Office for London, Greater London Authority and Arts Lottery Design Panel, as well as acting as an RIBA Awards Assessor. He was also invited to join the Urban Design Forum, Olympic Delivery Agency Review Panel and the Convoys Wharf design review panel. In academia, Pankaj has been a senior lecturer at South Bank University and held a visiting lectureship at Edinburgh University. He is currently an external examiner at Sheffield University and a visiting Professor at the Welsh School of Architecture.