Meet The Team …
Deborah Southwould CMgr MCMI
Practice Manager | Financial Director
Deborah joined us as Practice Manager in 2000 and became Financial Director in 2006. A Chartered Manager and member of the Chartered Management Institute she has many years management experience and is responsible for financial management, business planning, polices, procedures and HR.
Richard White BA(Hons) BArch ARB RIBA
Architect | Director
Richard joined us in 2000 as an Architect and has been a Director since 2004. He has a great number of years experience both in the UK and in South Africa. Richard works within all sectors of the industry and is currently active within Passivhaus design and industrial sectors.
BA (Hons) MArch PGCert ARB RIBA
Architect | Associate
Tim Mitchell joined us as an Architectural Assistant in 2009 and qualified as an Architect in 2018. He became an Associate in 2018 and works within all sectors. He manages a team of Architectural Assistants on a variety of projects within the residential, industrial and education sectors.
Lee Kowalski ACIAT
Lee joined the practice in 2016 and is part of the technical team. He has worked on multiple commercial and residential schemes.
Simone Aurich BArch (Brazil)
Senior Architectural Technician
Simone is a fully qualified Architect in Brazil, and she joined our technical team in 2016 after working for many years in Brazil and the USA. She works on commercial and residential projects mainly from technical stage through to construction.
ONC/HNC Building const.
Senior Architectural Technician
Colin is a Senior Technician who re-joined our Technical Team in 2010. He has almost 40 years experience of detailing in all building sectors within the UK and has also worked for Architectural practices in Cyprus, Bermuda, Spain & the Middle East.
Yanko Kondev MArch
Yanko re-joined us in 2019 after finishing his Masters at Plymouth University. He has previously completed his year in industry with us after his bachelor degree and we were delighted to welcome him back. He is currently working towards full architectural qualification as a Part III student at UWE Bristol. As part of the design team, he is working on various larger scale residential schemes and design of individual homes.
Masters in Civil Engineering (Romania)
Livia joined us in 2019 following 10 years of working as a BIM Co-ordinator and Revit drafter and animator for an American Company. She brings her extensive knowledge of Revit to our Technical Team where she has been working on large scale residential projects.
BArch BA (Hons) BSc (Hons)
Paul joined Mitchell Architects in 2018 as an Architectural Designer bringing with him many years’ experience working on his own residential projects both here in Plymouth and in Bristol. Working in the Plymouth Studio as part of the Design Team he is working on a variety of projects in the commercial and residential sectors whilst completing his Part III studies at UWE.
Junior Architectural Technician
Following a spell of work experience with us while at College Neil joined us in 2019 as our Junior Technician. He is working with the Technical Team on various projects, predominantly producing plans and details in Revit.