Simon Bird | Director

BA(Hons) BArch MA(Arch) RIBA

Simon is a talented architect who has worked with the practice for over ten years, taking a lead role in projects across a range of sectors.

Simon studied at the Manchester School of Architecture where he was awarded a bursary to continue and develop his studies in post-graduate research. He has also taught studio design at degree level in architecture schools including the Bartlett and University of Greenwich before joining FDP in 2000. Since then he has been involved in a wide variety of projects in the UK and around the world, progressing to become a Director in 2015.

Simon has delivered international projects for some of the leading retail banks in their respective regions such as GCB in Ghana, Permanent tsb in Ireland, Commercial International Bank in Egypt and First Caribbean in the West Indies as well as HSBC. These projects involve defining new retail concepts and strategies, and then developing design solutions and delivering the new approaches and models on pilot sites and implementing across national networks.

In the wider corporate real estate sector Simon has a broad range of design and management experience, having worked as project architect for the fit-out of HSBC’s Head Offices in Ireland, working with the bank to develop the new HSBC Global Workplace Standards and assisted numerous institutions in developing new workplace and property strategies. Simon has also delivered commercial development projects for a wide range of clients in the residential and education sector.

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