Former Head of Awards for the RIBA, responsible for setting up its regional, national and international awards programmes. Before that he was a BBC TV producer making programmes about architecture and the environment. He has judged the Mies van der Rohe Award and making UK awards, written many books on architecture. He is currently working with Peter Zumthor on his next book and is writing one on competitions. He was made an Honorary Fellow of the RIBA in 2010.