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Who are the industry-leaders taking on the judging challenge at Mixology21 this year? Find out more about our esteemed judges and get started on your entries.
We’re guessing that a good few of you are currently putting thinking hats on and/or flexing your design muscles as you put your entries together for the Mixology21 awards – which will also feature 2020’s awards in a special (we hope) one-off 2-for-1 ceremony.
Here’s a reminder of who your 2021 entries are going to be in front of.
A designer with extensive experience gained from over 30 years in the design industry, Mark began his professional career at BDP in 1985 before co-founding Amalgam in 2003, Mark returned to BDP in 2011 and was appointed to the BDP board in 2017. He is the Chair of BDP’s Design profession and Head of Workplace. Mark writes regularly for the design press and has chaired the judging panel for the Mixology awards since their inception in 2005. He was awarded the Mixology Henry Pugh Outstanding Contribution Award in 2018. BDP was awarded Design Practice of the Year at the Mixology Awards 2019.
Tim leads the global transformation of BP’s workplaces and ways of working to support its ambition to pivot from being an international oil company focused on producing resources to an integrated energy company focused on delivering solutions for customers. He is responsible for real estate, capital projects, shared services and workplace transformation and design globally, and is passionate about delivering creative inclusive and dynamic working experiences for people. Tim holds a BA Honours degree in Interior Design from the Edinburgh College of Art.
Katrina is the Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Fora; leaders of the workspace revolution. Since launching in 2017, Fora has opened 13 workspaces across London and Reading, which are used by companies including Nike, Sony, and Dropbox, and is targeting an increase in the use of flexible space as the UK emerges from the coronavirus pandemic, with the opening of a new site in the West End this summer and six further spaces in the pipeline, as well as plans to expand internationally. A pioneer in the festival world, Katrina co-founded The Big Chill Festival, bars and record label.
Jonathan Huckstep joined Cushman & Wakefield in 1984. He specialises in Tenant Rep Office Agency across Central London giving advice to a wide range of occupiers. Jonathan is a Member of the RICS City Branch and a steward for Lionheart (RICS Benevolent Fund). Jonathan has been involved in some of the most significant workplace activity in recent years including: Norton Rose Fulbright, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Simmons & Simmons, Allen & Overy, Macfarlanes.
Alison is a Director at AECOM, with extensive experience of the property life cycle, from strategic vision, through to planning, delivery, handover, operation and disposal, with a particular talent for engaging the client with the very opportunity that meets their needs. Her passion is creating destinations and paying attention to how we can be more efficient, effective, sustainable and transformational for those using the asset. Her long-term big picture thinking really focuses attention on the workplace/placemaking environment as a positive legacy.
Colin has over 20 years’ experience working in the commercial office sector, helping to deliver innovative and functional spaces where people can thrive. He is a cost management specialist and enjoys being part of the creative design process. As the Head of Occupier Cost Management for Colliers UK, he is helping to deliver great workspaces for clients that inspire their people to do great things.
Sarah started her FM journey in the record industry many years ago, and has a successful track record in a variety of sectors, from higher education to aviation. In the past decade, Sarah has led project teams delivering HQ relocations for Yahoo, Warner Media and easyJet. Having recently moved to Cornwall, Sarah is now enjoying a change of pace as FM Strategic Lead for Cornwall Council.
Steve has been in the furniture industry for over 33 years and has extensive industry knowledge. He has worked for the world’s largest furniture manufacturers as well as top London furniture dealerships, and this has given him an incredible insight into the whole furniture supply process.
Nick is Design Director at Regal London, a leading residential-led, mixed-use property developer. His role is to ensure design quality and consistency across interiors, brand, architecture and public realm. He has previously held senior positions with some of London’s foremost architecture and design firms.
The Mixology Awards are still FREE to enter, and you can start and go back to your entry at any time before submitting.
Good luck! Entries close at 17:00 on Friday 26 March
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