Sunand Prasad

Sunand Prasad co-founded the architectural practice Penoyre & Prasad with Greg Penoyre and they now share its leadership and design direction with four other partners. He has played a central role in the design, procurement and delivery of a majority of Penoyre & Prasad’s 300 plus projects of many types across commercial and public sectors. He is committed to engaging us with the wider design and construction industry, providing thought leadership on current issues such as the circular economy, co-creation and valuing design. He has led the development of the studio’s healthcare architecture, recognised for its innovative patient-centred and urban approach. While President of the RIBA from 2007 to 2009, he was voted one of the Independent’s top 100 environmentalists for his work in ‘greening the RIBA’. He has served in several key advisory and policy positions, and has regularly chaired Design Review Panels for high profile projects around the UK. He is a London Mayor’s Design Advocate, a board member of the UKGBC, and chair of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Architecture and of Article 25, the humanitarian architecture charity.