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Alex Mowat

Founding Director

Alex is an Architect. He studied at the Royal College of Art in London and Canterbury College of Art. Alex worked at Sir Michael Hopkins & Partners and Alsop Zogolovitch before setting up Mowat & Company in 1996.

He has led the design team for many of our award-winning projects including Bermondsey Island housing and the Falmouth School design studio. His work embraces a diversity of sectors and scales from city block to product design with a particular expertise in exhibition design.

Alex has a particular interest in using design to problem solve and in sustainable design solutions.

Alex is design advisor to Brent Council as part of their design review panel.


Ray Cheung

Design Associate

Ray is a Senior Designer at Mowat and Company heading up interiors, exhibition and museum projects.

Ray has led day-to-day work on projects ranging from the design of a new van for footwear retailer, Oliver Sweeney up to the multi-million refurbishment of advertising agency BBH’s London offices. Ray has a particular specialism in creating immersive exhibitions that help convey the narrative and themes of an exhibition. He has worked on the Gateway permanent exhibition at Southampton’s SeaCity Museum; the visitor centre at Robinsons Brewery and the Glamour of Italian Fashion exhibition for V&A.

He studied Product Design at Ravensbourne College, London.

In all his projects, Ray balances stretching design thinking with common sense and an upbeat attitude.


Oliver Vickerage


Oliver is an Architect at Mowat & Company and works closely with Alex Mowat on all our architectural projects.

Oliver has experience working on commercial, residential and educational projects, predominantly with existing buildings in urban situations. Prior to joining Mowat & Company, he was involved in the construction stages of a large conversion and extension of a Grade II listed building opposite Kings Cross station. This project developed his experience and understanding of working with existing buildings which he now brings to team.

Besides his involvement within the architectural design team here, Oliver shares his passion for the renovation of industrial objects and the craft of making. 

Oliver studied at the University of Bath, Glasgow School of Art and the University of Westminster. He has an interest in the climatic response of architecture and the evolution of the local vernacular which enforces his desire to travel. 

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Reena Ardeshana

Architectural Assistant

Reena is an Architectural Assistant at Mowat & Company, working on a range of projects.

Reena recently completed her master’s degree at Delft Technical University, graduating with cum laude. Her master’s thesis focused on methodology and has been nominated by the University for the Dutch Archiprix pre-selection.

She completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Bath graduating with Honours. During her time at Bath she undertook a personal family house project working from design stage to completion.

Prior to working at Mowat & Co, Reena has gained experience assisting on landscape projects from small scale residential gardens to schools and hospitals. She is interested in the relationship between architecture and landscape as well as public and private spaces. Her focus lies in spaces of spatial intrigue, exploring how specific research can influence design.


Alexandra Sonechkina

Architectural Assistant

Alexandra is an Architectural Assistant working with project leads on all our projects

Alexandra has experience of working on high end residential and museum design projects. Before joining Mowat & Co., she delivered conversion of Monty Python’s Milkwood studios into a private home. She was also a part of the large international design team working on Boris Yeltsin Presidential Museum in Yekaterinburg, Russia, which opened to public in 2015.

Alexandra worked on a range of other exhibition projects and proposals across Russia and the UK that focused on deep understanding of cultures and communities.

At Mowat & Company Alexandra forms part of the architectural design team. She works on research as well as producing drawings, visualisations and models for current projects.

Alexandra graduated from University of Edinburgh and University of Westminster. She is interested in architecture that stems from understanding of communities and social issues, where design response serves to better and enhance the experience of space.


Chloe Fenton

Architectural Assistant

Chloe is an Architectural Assistant and works closely with the project leaders on all our projects. 

Chloe graduated from Central Saint Martins. She has experience working on residential and commercial retrofit projects, paying close attention to bespoke details and the impact to conservation areas.

She has assisted in a number of exhibitions including ‘The Scattered Playground’, an interactive installation displaying student works for the London Festival of Architecture. After graduating she participated in an urban planning project to redesign the public spaces of the Bemerton Estate in Islington by designing and implementing a series of embedded public consultations.

Chloe has a particular interest in architecture generated through immersive research into the social agendas and urban conditions which underpin the spaces we inhabit.



Rohan Kempadoo

Studio Manager

Rohan is the Studio Manager for Mowat & Co. He is responsible for all finance, marketing operations, administration and HR aspects of the business. This includes new business development, strategic research, and overseeing the management and successful delivery of the studio’s projects. In addition, Rohan provides account management, financial and administrative support.

He has extensive experience in the architecture profession, having held managerial roles with Alison Brooks Architects and Michaelis Boyd Architects.

Rohan studied English, Politics and Philosophy at Manchester Metropolitan University.