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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.

 
 

Alfred Asare

Operations Manager

Alfred is Operations Manager for the company. He is responsible for all finance, marketing operations and HR aspects of the business. This includes new business development, strategic research, and overseeing the management and successful delivery of the studio’s multi-million pound construction projects. In addition, Alfred provides account management, financial and administrative support. 

Through all projects and liaisons Alfred demonstrates great interpersonal, managerial and leadership skills.

Alfred joined us coming from a previous managerial role at Sir David Adjaye's Associates.

 
 

Ray Cheung

Senior Designer

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

Architect

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. 

 
 

George Mathers

Architectural Assistant

George is an Architectural Assistant and a graduate of the Queen’s University of Belfast. Since graduating he was selected by his university to participate in an international masterplanning competition based in the United Arab Emirates, finishing in second place.

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

He has a particular interest in the social implications of architecture and has worked in a variety of volunteer projects including The Biospheric Project in Salford and with Habitat for Humanity in Cape Town.

 

Chloe Fenton

Architectural Assistant

Chloe is an Architectural Assistant and 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.