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David Dropkin

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As an NRAC Consultant, he has provided a range of inclusive design consultancy services across business sectors for new and existing developments including design appraisal, technical guidance and the development of access strategy and policy, and stakeholder consultation. Projects include Battersea Power Station, Tottenham Hotspur's and Everton’s stadiums, the London Resort Masterplan and the Museum of London’s relocation to Smithfield. He has also worked internationally in Ireland, the USA and the middle east.

He has a keen interest in challenging perceptions about disability and believes in delivering projects that embrace seamless provision for disabled and non-disabled people alike. In developing ‘Up at the O2’ he worked closely with the design and operations teams as well as a dedicated access forum to navigate duties owed under the Equality Act, balancing them with delivering a breath-taking challenging climbing experience.

Co-author of the Metric Handbook chapter on access and inclusion, David also contributed to the ODA and LLDC’s Inclusive Design Standards and the Riyadh Metro access standards. He is a national panel member for the Civic Trust and a member of the HS2 Independent Design Panel.

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