Our People

Neil Davies

Neil Davies

Creatively rethinking and repurposing existing buildings for over 20 years, Neil set up his practice in 2012, inspired by the need to see beyond the medium of architecture itself.

With various factors combining to shape the built environment and the way we live and work in constant flux, Neil believes that we need buildings to fluidly respond to our changing lives.

In his view, all buildings must face up to the challenges we face, whilst at the same time creating new opportunities for spaces that offer a sense of wellbeing and feed the soul.

A fastidious sketcher, Neil always looks for ways to rework the local vernacular he observes, learning from the craftsmanship and building methods that have stood the test of time.

He advises policymakers in several London boroughs, helping to ensure the built environment is able to adapt and reinvent itself in these changing times.

Ross Ellmore

Ross Ellmore

Associate

Ross is a specialist in delivering environmentally- responsible projects. He is Passivhaus certified and focusses on buildings of low embodied carbon and operational carbon, renewable materials and what role the building industry has on the environment. As a timber-frame expert, with his understanding of the wider context he utilises the latest modern methods of construction to deliver affordable, environmentally-responsible buildings, working on bespoke custom-builds for private clients.

Ross won the 2019 AJ Small Projects Sustainable Award with a free- standing timber framed pilates studio. He collaborated with a team of university students members which was awarded for its innovative use of an Accoya structure, hemp insulation and cladding.

Maria Perezagua

Maria Perezagua

Development Director

Maria’s focus is on creating vibrant communities through the design of new ways of living. She believes architecture should allow constant adaptation, as that framework is vital in allowing the evolution of society and creating better living environments.

As an accomplished designer, she runs the development team at the practice, analysing sites, creating the business case and working up the project viability, which informs the architecture she creates.

Royston Greywood

Royston Greywood

Head of Delivery

Royston is a senior Project Architect and Head of Delivery. He has a wealth of experience in the high- end residential sector and has successfully delivered large scale houses and mixed- use buildings.

He believes that houses form the bedrock of architectural endeavour as they provide the opportunity to follow ideas through from concept to execution. He is meticulous in his attention to detailing and administers contracts with equal rigour. He brings this wealth of experience and knowledge to the NDA team.

Valentina Condrea

Valentina Condrea

Architectural Assistant

Valentina is a qualified Architectural Assistant, having recently graduated with first class honours from the University for the Creative Arts.

She is an accomplished designer and assists the team at the early design stages, ensuring that each project has the right form which gets developed in more detail by more senior members.

Kate Fagan

Kate Fagan

Head of Communication

Kate is a qualified Graphic Designer who specialises in branding and motion graphics.

She oversees the visual communication at Neil Davies Architects and is helping to shape the future direction of the practice as it evolves.

Tal Baron

Tal Baron

Freelance Architect

Tal obtained her Diploma from the Universität der Künste Berlin in 2008 and has since worked at award winning practices such as dRMM, Buckley Gray Yeoman and Heatherwick Studio in London and Sauerbruch Hutton in Berlin. In those offices Tal has been integral to the successful delivery of projects across all sectors of up to £35M in contract value.