Dominic has been a successful property developer for over 20 years, during which time he has gained a deep understanding of the impact of the built environment on the quality of life of those living and working within it. During his time as Vice Chairman and Director of The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community, he reorganised and renewed its charitable mission. He is now Founder and Chief Executive of Architekton and passionately committed to bringing our vision of sustainable development into reality.
Sir Michael Peat is a non-executive director at Architekton. He was a partner at KPMG from 1985 to 1993 before joining the Royal Household. Positions held in the Household included Director of Finance and Property Services, Keeper of the Privy Purse and Treasurer to The Queen, Receiver General of The Duchy of Lancaster, Principal Private Secretary to The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall and chairman of The Prince’s Charities Foundation. He retired from the Royal Household in 2011. Sir Michael Peat is a director of CQS, an independent non-executive on the Boards of Deloitte LLP and Evraz Plc, an independent non-executive director of Arbuthnot Latham & Co Ltd., independent non-executive chairman of GEMS MENASA Holdings Ltd and an independent non-exec. of M&C Saatchi.
Simon is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has been working in a successful private practice in the West Country since 1984. He became Deputy Estate Surveyor of the Duchy of Cornwall in its Eastern District office in 1995, taking on responsibility for the Poundbury development where he is now Estate Director. He is responsible for the disposal of land to commercial and residential developers, overseeing the subsequent developments and acting as the Duchy of Cornwall’s representative locally.
Luke is a registered architect experienced in the design of quality volume housing schemes and bespoke buildings for both public and private clients. With thirteen years spent in commercial practices, he has worked on a variety of projects including the recently built phases at the Duchy of Cornwall’s Poundbury development in Dorchester, contextually designed affordable apartments in the Islington Conservation Area, and played a key role in the planning submission of the Kings Cross Central masterplan, currently under construction in London.
Laura is an architectural designer with a strong foundation in traditional architecture and is a recent graduate of the Prince’s Foundation for Building Community’s Fellowship in Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism; carrying an MA in Sustainable Urbanism. She has design experience ranging from masterplanning to architecture and interiors. Her work and studies have taken her to many countries. While in the UK, she has worked on projects that greatly reflect local culture and respond sensitively to context, while also working closely with heritage craftspeople.
David is a registered architect with experience across all RIBA stages in the residential, education and regeneration sectors. His experience working with private developer clients and tier one contractors has given him the foundation to work between the design and commercial teams to manage the delivery of our architectural teams output. David is currently focusing on coordinating the design for our mixed use schemes in London & Norwich with our team of external consultants.
Craig previously worked in Investment Banking before his career in property. He has an experienced background in both residential and commercial development and investment having been a Partner at a regional property consultancy prior to joining Architekton, his clients included International Property Funds and Local Authorities.
Craig is a Chartered Surveyor and has responsibility for Acquisitions, Asset Management and Development viability.