Panel members


Our Co-Chairs are Annie Coombs and Matt Brook.

Annie Coombs (Chair)AnnieCoombs

Landscape Architect

Annie Coombs is a chartered landscape architect, with a postgraduate planning qualification. She held senior management roles in landscape and environmental consultancy organisations. She spent 15 years in Asia, where she was managing director of an environmental practice and was responsible for a wide range of landscape implementation, masterplanning and policy work. Annie is an independent consultant and as a CABESpace enabler, supported a number of local authorities on procurement and strategy production associated with open space strategies, public realm and international design competitions.

She represented CABESpace as well as the Landscape Institute on the selection panel for the 2012 Olympic Parkland landscape architects. She undertakes consultancy work mainly in environmental regeneration and green infrastructure. She is also a panel member for CABE’s national design review panel, and for Urban Vision North Staffordshire’s panel and is a registered commissioner for the IPC. She sits on the Landscape Institute’s policy committee, advisory council and fellowship admissions board.

Matt Brook (Chair)MattBrook

Architect – Director, Broadway Malyan

Matt Brook, as a board Director at Broadway Malyan, has led the design effort of many of the practice’s award-winning schemes in the Northwest including; Vicus Apartments in the Castlefield conservation area of Manchester and Islington Wharf, a recently completed prestigious mixed-use development at the gateway to New Islington Village.

He opened and heads the Liverpool Studio for Broadway Malyan where he is responsible for some of the most exciting regeneration projects in the city, such as the design and implementation of Mann Island, the prestigious and striking £120m mixed-use waterfront on behalf of Neptune Developments and Countryside Properties.

Matt’s optimistic, people-orientated approach and passion for design has helped the practice to gain its increasing reputation for sensitive high-quality architecture. Matt Brook graduated from Liverpool John Moores University’s School of Architecture with a distinction and was nominated for the RIBA President’s Silver Medal. Matt is also a guest critic for Liverpool John Moores University student’s final year degree projects.


A Full List of the 2017 Panel Members is shown below

Architecture Ian Beaumont Buttress Architects
Architecture Oren Lieberman University of Salford
Architecture Walter S. Menzies
Architecture Tony Skipper 5plus Architects LTD
Architecture Stephen Hodder Hodder + Partners
Architecture Dave McCall OMI Architects
Architecture Ged Couser BDP
Architecture Roger Stephenson Stephenson Studio
Architecture Victoria Turner Levitt Bernstein
Conservation Kate Martyn Donald Insall Associates
Architecture David Dunster
Architecture Maggie Mullan Maggie Mullan Architects
Architecture Mushtaq Saleri Ellis Williams Architects
Architecture Alistair Sunderland Alistair Sunderland Architecture
Architecture Amanda Wanner
Architecture Matt Brook Broaday Malyan
Architecture Kevin Logan Maccreanor Lavington
Architecture Julian Gitsham Hassell Ltd
Architecture Sanaa Shaikh MAKE Architects
Architecture Andrew Ogg Leslie Jones Architecture
Architecture Jane Briginshaw Jane Briginshaw
Architecture Suzi Winstanley Penoyre & Prasad
Architecture Neil Elliot IBI Group
Architecture Jim Chapman
Landscape Architecture Annie Coombs
Landscape Architecture Noel Farrer Farrer Huxley Associates
Landscape Architecture Kate Bailey Kate Bailey
Landscape Architecture Xanthe Quayle Camlin Lonsdale
Landscape Architecture Tom Lonsdale Placecraft
Landscape Architecture Andy Thomson BCA Landscape
Landscape Architecture Tim Johns The Environment Partnership
Developer David Roberts Igloo Regeneration
Developer Jim McMillan Rezi Consultants
Developer Lee Treanor Bruntwood
Developer Matt Staines Bespoke
Developer Selma Carson University of Manchester
Urban Design Kerri Farnsworth Kerri Farnsworth & Associates
Urban Design Tony Wyatt Plus Urban Design Ltd
Urban Design Christopher Carroll Christopher Carroll
Urban Design John Stonard
Urban Design Rob Burns Urban Design and Heritage Consultancy
Urban Design Ian Parkinson Parkinson Inc.
Urban Design Jaimie Ferguson Optimised Environments
Urban Design Rob Thompson Rob Thompson Urbanism
Urban Design Jon Sandford ATLAS team
Urban Design Graeme Ives Turley
Urban Design Andy Roberts Planit-ie
Planner Anthony Benson Allies & Morrison
Planner/Architect James Arnold
Planner/Architect Colin Haylock Haylock Planning and design
Planner/Regeneration Lyn Fenton
Planner Steph Everett
Planner Diane Ellis Zerum
Engineer Andrew Cameron WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff
Engineer Colin Shields WYG
Engineer Martin Stockley Stockley Partnership
Public Art Consultant Geoff Wood Working pArts Ltd
Public Art Consultant Tanya Bryan
Creative Place Making Alex Saint Creative Tourist Ltd.
Environmental Scientist Tayo Adebowale