Your project will be overseen by an Architect or senior member of staff suitable to lead a project. Some of the project work will be undertaken by our skilled junior members of staff under the supervision of senior staff members so that we can offer a competitive service. All projects are regularly discussed and reviewed to ensure that quality is maintained and that the project timescale is updated.
Neil Scroxton is the Managing Director and founder of MBA*. With 15 years of "in practice" experience of the private residential, developer lead residential and commercial sectors; Neil is well suited to lead consultant teams within the construction industry and advise clients on best practice.
Chris George holds the position of Director at MBA* and works on projects from inception through to completion. He has over 5 years of experience as a qualified architect and recently won a RIBA award for a residential building. Chris is a valued member of any design team and provides robust support to aid in a project delivery.
Janet holds the position of Associate Director at MBA* and is a qualified architect. Through her work on projects of both a residential and commercial nature from inception to completion, Janet is involved with designing extensions/alterations to existing buildings, new build one off properties and also has involvement in large redevelopment schemes.
Justin France has been with MBA* for over three years and has been a key figure in developing the practice ethos and visual style. He now holds the role of Associate Director. Due to his interpersonal skills and project knowledgebase he makes sure our clients enjoy a high level of care and diligence throughout their project duration.
Nicole Jacobs is MBA*'s Practice Manager who believes that a robust business support structure plays an important role in delivering an excellent service to our clients. She has established and continues to develop a business support structure that ensures high-quality operations support to the growing architectural team at MBA*. Nicole has ensured that a culture of continuous improvement and shared leadership is found within the very fabric of everything MBA* does
Chris Scroxton provides management and key strategic development support to the mba* team. He has over 35 years of experience in high level commercial and governmental project management and strategic planning, including construction projects as well as business and departmental development.
Ariadna Aston holds the position of project coordinator at mba*, working on projects from initial conception through to completion. She is well experienced in her role and highly diligent, being regularly complimented by clients and contractors for her support through a project's duration. Ari is a conscientious member of the team whose creativity benefits a project's development.
Adam holds the position of Architectural Assistant at MBA*. His interests in audio visual technology has helped him in taking the responsibility of producing key visualisation pieces for the team and accurately portraying the company In our external publications.
Winnie holds the position of Graduate Architectural Technician at MBA*. She has always enjoyed exploring how buildings can be beautifully engineered and designed. She brings with her a great deal of enthusiasm and a thirst for learning which makes her a valued member of our team.
Marcus holds the position of Architectural Assistant at MBA*, applying his enthusiasm and military discipline to everything he designs. As a graduate of De Montfort University Leicester, Marcus also brings fresh ideas and style to his work. Marcus started working for MBA in early 2018 whilst finishing his BA Hons in Architecture at De Montfort University, Leicester. Although having served as a Royal Marine for 5 years, his passion lays in design and development. He will be continuing his studies along side his role at MBA, and hopes to develop his skills over time and continue to be a real asset to the team. Marcus is enjoying developing his understanding of real world scenarios through his involvement with the MBA design team, and applies his disciplined approach to his development within the company.
Nikki holds the position of Architectural Assistant Part II at MBA*. She is a meticulous and reliable member of the team, who strives to deliver consistent high-quality outcomes. Nikki has developed excellent master planning skills and is capable of maximising site value while appreciating statuary guidance.
Nick has a wide and sound knowledge of architectural and design practice in a number of different fields, forged over many years of practical experience in both large multidisciplinary practices and smaller more focussed organisations. In later years, he has become more specialist in the commercial field, working on fast paced interior fit out projects for many blue chip companies in the City of London and beyond. The work included design, space planning and the production of accurate technical information produced to demanding schedules. He has a long standing interest in environmental specification in external fabric and internal finishes for the benefit of the ‘bottom line’ and also for the health and well being of those who work and live in the spaces. A team player, Nick is at home amongst a multi-headed construction project and, with well honed communication skills, is adept at keeping all involved up to speed with the latest information.
Gemma Gee handles all of the mba* financial transactions and deals with client invoicing and debt management. She has been fundamental in the development of business standards within the practice and provides our clients with up to date reports of their project position and development.
As one of the latest members of our growing team Simon brings with him over thirteen years of experience, having worked alongside various disciplines on projects across sectors from public and healthcare to education and student accommodation. From an early age Simon has had a passion for building design, often being found sketching in his class note books! Progressing onto University, Simon’s passion grew and continues to this day. Enjoying a challenge, Simon prides himself on being able to adapt to suit any given task or situation, striving to produce project documentation quickly and efficiently. Simon is a passionate team player, eager to share his knowledge amongst his colleagues as well as being keen to expand his knowledge at any opportunity.
Gary Higson is the Business Development Manager at MBA*. With 10 years experience of Sales and Marketing in a variety of sectors. Gary has the skills and attributes to drive the continued growth of the company.
Alex holds the position of Associate Planner at MBA*. Alex brings an extensive knowledge and experience of the planning system and is experienced in working on a wide range of development scales and types, including residential and commercial projects, strategic growth areas, S106 negotiations and planning appeals. Alex has developed successful relationships with developers and built environment professionals, as well as communities and individuals, in his work and takes pride in ensuring clients feel they receive a dedicated and complete service. In recent years he has adopted the belief that high-quality design is at the heart of the development process and has evolved his skills with a focus on master planning, development briefs and design codes. Alex is experienced in working with community groups and Parish/Town Councils and knows how important and effective a role the planning system can play within communities.