Ben Derbyshire is Chair of HTA Design LLP, a design-based consultancy to the home building industry, specialising in the creative collaboration of its multidisciplinary team in the service of placemaking. He has been a member of the practice since 1976 and a co-owner since 1986. He has built up broad-ranging expertise through involvement in much of HTA’s work in regeneration, masterplanning, housing and mixed use design. He has worked on many complex large-scale schemes undertaken by the practice over the years. As well as acting as HTA’s chair, he is responsible for the practice’s internal design review process and leads the marketing effort. He is currently appointed to the boards of Design for Homes and NLA’s New London Sounding Board. He is also a committee member of the recently revitalised London Society. He was elected to the council of the Royal Institute of British Architects for a three-year term commencing in September 2014 and was voted President Elect of the Institute in August 2016. He will take office as the President of the RIBA for a two-year term commencing in September 2017.
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