Magali is an architect and Public Practice associate placed at Great Ormond Street Hospital, where she is Project Lead for Placemaking.
She is leading a transformational approach to public realm as an integral part of the planning process for Great Ormond Street's new Children's Cancer Centre. She is on the Design South East design review panel, where she has been carrying out reviews for over three years, and also on the Design Review Panel for Hounslow and Southwark. She is a steering committee member of the Equilibrium Network a multi-disciplinary organisation with two main aims: to reduce the attrition rates of women professionals working to create the built environment and promote gender diversity at senior level in organisations.
Previously she worked for 14 years at Marks Barfield Architects where she was a director and specialised in education projects, leading a successful education team. She worked on many schools including the award-winning Michael Tippett School, and the aspirational Cambridge Primary School in Cambridge. She is also studying at the London School of Economics, on the Executive MSc in Cities programme, - a step towards following her passion for cities, and spaces in between buildings, especially in relation to healthy and child-friendly cities.