our people

Cracknell is a truly international practice, bringing together a fusion of highly-talented and passionate individuals from various cultures and countries with fresh ideas and a desire to make a sustainable difference to the urban environment. Our team, and their collaborative approach to every project, is fundamental to our success.

Anna Cooper
Senior Associate, Landscape Architect

A chartered member of the UK Landscape Institute, Ben brings 18 years of UAE experience having sp...

Ben White
Director

A registered architect with significant project and design management experience in multi-discipl...

Eric Kainer
Director

Maarten has 25  years' experience as a landscape architect in varied climatic conditions ranging ...

Maarten Venter
Director

Asha Mallya
Associate, HR Manager

Graduating in Interior and Environmental Design, Rob created a start-up company designing and pro...

Rob Arthur
International Business Development

Mohan brings over 22 years’ experience to his role at Cracknell, most of which has been gained in...

Mohan Baporikar
Senior Associate, Irrigation Engineer

Paul established Cracknell's first office in London back in 1987. Under his leadership, Cracknell...

Paul Cracknell
Executive Chairman

Principal of Cracknell UK, Colin specialises in the development, visualisation and realisation of...

Colin Ferns
Director

A chartered landscape architect with 18 years' professional experience, Ian brings immense expert...

Ian Rose
Associate, Landscape Architect

Prior to joining Cracknell, David was a Director with the management consultancy arm of Price Wat...

David Cracknell
Group Managing Director

Timothy Miles
Senior Director, Abu Dhabi

M.Rathakrishnan (RK) has over 23 years' experience in irrigation systems, with the past 14 years ...

M.Rathakrishnan
Associate, Irrigation Engineer

Simon Routledge
Senior Associate, Landscape Architect

Lars is a Landscape Architect with twenty five years design, management, planning and constructio...

Lars Pertwee
Senior Associate

Hani has immense project experience in landscape architecture across a varied mix of sectors, sca...

Hani Bisada
Senior Associate, Landscape Architect

Fady is a registered architect with a strong background in strategic planning, urban design and p...

Fady Khalife
Senior Director

Jonathan brings over 15 years’ international experience to his project management role. Specifica...

Jonathan McNally
Associate

With an interior and architectural design background, Ziad found his calling in lighting. His bre...

Ziad Milli
Associate, Lighting Designer

Andy has 30+ years’ practical experience in landscape architecture from design inception through ...

Andy Brotherston
Associate, Landscape Architect

Ayad brings over 15 years’ experience in many aspects of landscape design and landscape construct...

Ayad Al Rawi
Director, Qatar

Phil has a proven success record in developing and operating companies across Europe, the Middle ...

Phil Elliott
Group Operations Director

Matt has over 9 years’ experience in commerical and project management, ecology as well as sustai...

Matthew Sullivan
Associate, Commercial

Andrew is a Chartered Landscape Architect with over fourteen years’ experience practicing in the ...

Andrew Meadows
Associate

Ravi brings over 20 years’ experience to his role at Cracknell with 13 of these years spent in th...

Ravindra Lawhale
Associate, Irrigation Engineer

Daniel is a landscape architect and has amassed a wealth of experience across urban design, comme...

Daniel Thomson
Senior Associate, Landscape Architect

28 years' experience in preparing landscape construction drawings, demonstrating a consistent rec...

Rajeev Veedu
Senior Director

Mona is a licensed landscape architect with a strong background in landscape design and place mak...

Mona Campbell
Senior Associate, Landscape Architect

Colleen has over 27 years of practical experience in designing soft landscapes both in India and ...

Colleen D'Souza
Senior Associate, Horticulturist/ Landscape Designer

Rob has over 25 years’ experience in the Middle East and Asia in the design and management of lar...

Robert Shakespeare
Group Design Director

Rajan heads up the Irrigation, Horticulture, Post Contract, Engineering  and Quantity Surveying t...

Rajan Dewan
Group Design and Technical Director

Alessandro brings considerable European experience to Cracknell having developed his skills at la...

Alessandro Ponchio
Associate, Landscape Architect

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