Angela Brady – London Architect, RIBA President

Angela Brady, RIBA President, Architect, Building, English Design Studio, Project, Office

Angela Brady Architect : RIBA President

Royal Institute of British Architects President, England, UK

30 Nov 2012

Award for Angela Brady, President of the RIBA

RIBA President named Woman of Outstanding Achievement for Leadership and Innovation

The RIBA is pleased to confirm that RIBA President Angela Brady is the 2012 winner of the Women of Outstanding Achievement Award For Leadership and Inspiration.

The award was presented yesterday (29 November) by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal at the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Angela Brady
photo from RIBA

The Women of Outstanding Achievement Award For Leadership and Inspiration recognises women who are leading STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) businesses, research teams, academic organisations or professional bodies – creating change and transforming culture and ways of working.

The 2012 shortlist included:

• Naomi Climer, Vice President, Sony
• Kathy Ellis, General Manager – Nuclear Propulsion Systems, Rolls-Royce plc
• Professor Alicia El Haj, Chair of Cell engineering, Theme lead in bioengineering and Therapeutics, Institute of Science and Technology in Medicine, University of Keele
• Christina Jackson, Technical Director, Amey

Speaking today RIBA President Angela Brady said:

“I am absolutely delighted to accept this award. It is very important to inspire and encourage more women into our profession. There are barriers to attracting and retaining women in architecture which I have campaigned on throughout my career and presidency. Inspiring role models are important to attracting women architects, but we also need a galvanized profession committed to retaining the widest talent pool, including women, to deliver an improved built environment for the future. This means that the issue of gender unequal pay, yet again shown in the latest ONS figures is unacceptable. The architecture profession must be able to respond to clients’ needs and the society it designs for.”

Angela Brady is President of RIBA from Sep 2011 – 2013

26 Jul 2010

Angela Brady elected next President of the RIBA

Angela Brady has been elected the next President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the UK body for architecture and the architectural profession. Angela will become President Elect on 1 September 2010 and will take over the two-year elected presidency from Ruth Reed on 1 September 2011.

Angela Brady : President of RIBA 2011-13

Further Information

Angela Brady, B. Arch. Sc; Dip Arch. RIBA, FRIAI, FRSA Director Brady Mallalieu Architects

Angela Brady was born in Dublin and graduated from Bolton St. Dublin School of Architecture after which she won a post graduate scholarship to Denmark. She worked with Arthur Erickson in Toronto. Qualifying as an architect in 1984, she worked for GMW and SEH before setting up her own private practice with her partner, Robin Mallalieu in 1987, Brady Mallalieu Architects.

Brady Mallalieu Architects specialises in contemporary sustainable design. Their work is well published and award-winning: most recently they have received awards from the RIAI 2010, and the Evening Standard for the Best New Housing Development for their work at Mastmaker Road, Isle of Dogs by Ballymore Properties. They also work on healthcare, education and office projects.

Angela has worked in education for over a decade. She is a past RIBA validation inspector, was external examiner at Brighton and Dublin schools of architecture and is currently External Examiner at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow University. She is a visiting critic at many universities including London Metropolitan University where she is also involved with a mentoring scheme and returners course to encourage people back in to the architecture profession after a career break.

Angela has delivered architectural design workshops in schools for 12 years, inspiring students about architecture and sustainable building. She has designed workshops with the RIBA, RIAI, Architecture Centre Network, Hackney Building Exploratory, Open City, and many galleries and museums.

Angela was at the inception of the RIBA’s Architects for Change equality forum 10 years ago and chaired Women In Architecture (2000-2005). She curates the world tour of DiverseCity which has been to 34 cities around the world promoting diversity of people in the profession and has set up a European network of women architects. Angela is an Ambassador for the Government Equality Office and a STEMnet Ambassador.

In 2007, Angela, on behalf of the British Council, coordinated the Near East North Africa (NENA) Women @ Work professional exchange twinning six London-based architects with architects in Palestine. In 2008 she chaired the international NENA seminar in Jordan on behalf of the British Council.

Angela has presented a six-part TV series for Channel 4 The Home Show showcasing the best architecture and interiors in six cities around Europe. She also broadcast the 65-part ITV series Building the Dream, designing a contemporary new build sustainable house in Somerset.

She has been elected to the Council of the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland (RIAI) 12 times and chairs the RIAI London Forum.

Angela was a finalist in the AJ/Atkins Women of Outstanding Achievement Awards 2007. She received an Irish Post/AIB Bank Award from the Irish President, Mary Robinson, highlighting personal achievement in architecture. She was made a fellow of the RIAI and is a fellow of the RSA.

Angela is married to her partner Robin Mallalieu and they have two teenage children. They have lived in North London for over 25 years. Angela relaxes by painting pictures and making fuse glass objects.

Brady Mallalieu – Latest Building

Phoenix Heights / Mastmaker Road, Canary Wharf, London
Mastmaker Road Building
photo : Brady Mallalieu Architects
Phoenix Heights

Brady Mallalieu
Laycock Street Building
photo : Brady Mallalieu Architects


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Brady Mallalieu – Practice Information

Angela Brady is an architect at Brady Mallalieu Architects Ltd – office based in London, UK

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