Director/Practice Leader for Architecture in UKIMEA region at Arup
Jo Wright joined as Practice Leader for Architecture in the UKIMEA region in 2015. She is an outstanding designer with excellent relationships with many of the UK’s most eminent construction professionals and contractors. She is committed to delivering excellence through teams which are greater than the sum of their parts.
In her previous role as a Partner in the renowned Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, she led design teams for a variety of award winning and innovative projects, in the UK and overseas, winning 10 National RIBA Awards, Sustainability Awards from the RIBA and the Civic Trust and the first ever BCO Innovations Award. She was responsible for leading the design of many of FCBS’s most well-known buildings including their first BREEAM Outstanding building, the Hive in Worcester; and headquarters for Greenpeace, the National Trust and the Woodland Trust.
Jo has worked across a wide range of sectors, from commercial buildings to galleries, museums and theatres; and hotels to universities. Holistic sustainability is a central theme to her work, leading multidisciplinary teams to deliver buildings which conserve finite resources in construction and operation.