Jane Duncan

Consultant Architect , Jane Duncan Architects Ltd

Jane set up Jane Duncan Architects & Interiors Ltd in Little Chalfont, Bucks, UK in 1992. The Award winning practice specialises in high-end residential schemes including sustainable houses, historic buildings, commercial, education, schools and community buildings, principally throughout the South of England. Jane won the election for RIBA Presidency in 2014 on a manifesto to increase diversity in the profession, was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in June 2018 for services to diversity in the profession, and was elected Honorary Fellow of AIA in 2019. Jane's current advocacy, post Grenfell, is to influence government fire safety regulation, and improve competence, skills and accountability in the architecture profession. Jane also Chairs the RIBA Expert Panel on Fire Safety after Grenfell 2017 to present ‚ Is President of Architects Benevolent Society ‚Served as RIBA President from 2015 to 2017 ‚Ä¢ Was first RIBA Equality & Diversity Champion from 2012 ‚2015.