People

 

Jon Newey, BA(hons) BArch (hons) RIAS, Architect, Principal Director

Jon registered as an architect in 1989. He formed EKJN architects in partnership with Ed Kelly at the end of 2005 after several years as an Associate with Edinburgh-based practice NGP architects.

To see Jon's personal Architects Registration Board webpage, please click here

Having worked previously as a project architect with the Cochrane McGregor Group in Edinburgh, HLM Architects in Glasgow, Ritchie and Rennie Architects in Sheffield and Crampin-Pring-McCartney in Nottingham, Jon has experience of designing and managing a wide variety of projects including social housing, retail complexes, railway stations, medical centres, a prison, the flagship headquarters building for Standard Life Bank, several restaurants, holiday accommodation, schools, community centres and non-traditional council house repairs, not to mention a large number of smaller domestic commissions.

Jon carried out Planning Supervisor services on commercial, residential and industrial projects for many years, completed the conversion to CDM-Coordinator in 2007 and is a member of the Association of Project Safety.

Jon has specialist skills in the design of sustainable buildings and is the man to talk to about passive solar design, stack-effect ventilation, heat pumps, solar panels, photovoltaics and wind turbines.

Jon is our representative for projects in the Central Belt including Livingston, Bathgate and Linlithgow, with additional contacts in the Highland regions.

Scott Wallace, MA MArch, RIAS, Chartered Architect

Scott Wallace became a registered architect in 2015, having previously gained a Master of Architecture with Distinction and Master of Arts with Honours (First Class) at Edinburgh University. He was the Recipient of the George Simpson Prize for Professional Studies, the University of Edinburgh in 2011.

Alan Hamilton, BSc BArch, Architect

Alan Hamilton joined us in 2016 after 8 years post-registration experience in London and Edinburgh. Much of Alan's experience has been in the delivery of complex mixed use projects on urban redevelopment sites across the UK. Alan also has experience of conservation work, sustainable design using a variety of different procurement routes.

Marina Petropoulou , BArch MArch, Architectural Assistant

Marina joined us in 2017. Trained in Dundee, Marina has experience working in practices in Athens and Glasgow and has a particular interest in the repair of traditional buildings.

Fiona Runciman, HNC, CPP, Practice Manager

Fiona joined EKJN in 2008 after working for 27 years in the Civil Service.
She brings a wealth of experience in Human Resources and Marketing, as well as the organisational skills required of a busy practice.

Ed Kelly BArch (hons) RIAS, Architect, Consultant

Ed registered as an architect in 1979. He formed EKJN architects in partnership with Jon Newey at the end of 2005 after running his own practice – Ed Kelly Architects since 1991. Ed retired from the practice in 2017 and now works part time, bringing us his expertise in architectural conservation when it is needed.

Ed was formally acknowledged as an Accredited Conservation Architect in 2010 following many years of painstaking work on projects such as Duntarvie Castle, Edinburgh Weaving Mill, Panmure House and the Caledonian Hotel in Oban.