Built Environment Experts

We are very proud of the network of 250 renowned Built Environment Experts (BEEs) who support our work delivering high-quality design to places throughout England.

Our BEEs are drawn from a range of sectors and together comprise a network of highly respected specialists. Among them are leaders of built environment professional bodies, world-renowned academics, several RIBA Stirling Prize shortlisted and winning architects, and eight members of the London Mayor’s Design Advisory Group.

Some of our BEEs are profiled below. Download our Guide to our Built Environment Experts to view profiles of all 250 BEEs.


Design Associates

Design Associates (DAs) bring a wide range of expertise to our Design Leadership Programmes. This network is largely built up of independent design professionals working at the top of their field across public and private sector organisations including Virgin, Orange, Philips Design, Tesco, the NHS, Dyson and Black & Decker.