Heinz has been a Director at Jestico + Whiles for 25 years. He has been instrumental in building up the size and international reputation of the practice for high quality client focussed design and establishing Jestico + Whiles as an employer of choice within the profession. He has an acknowledged and respected expertise in the fields of sustainable design, residential design and masterplanning complex and demanding projects. He is ultimately responsible along with fellow Directors for leading the practice in all aspects of client service, design excellence and business resilience. Heinz has lectured widely, both here and abroad and has been an assessor for numerous domestic and international architectural and design awards. In his time as a Director he has overseen numerous award-winning projects including Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery. He was invited to become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2010.