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.

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

Colleen D'Souza
Senior Associate, Horticulturist/ Landscape Designer

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

Eric Kainer

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

Jonathan McNally

Anna Cooper
Senior Associate, Landscape Architect

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

Associate, Irrigation Engineer

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

Alessandro Ponchio
Associate, Landscape Architect

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

Hani Bisada
Senior Associate, Landscape Architect

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

Colin Ferns

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

Ben White

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

Lars Pertwee
Senior Associate

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

Ian Rose
Associate, Landscape Architect

Simon Routledge
Senior Associate, Landscape Architect

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

Paul Cracknell
Executive Chairman

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

Maarten Venter

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

Fady Khalife
Group Design Director/Managing Director-Europe

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

David Cracknell
Group Managing Director

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

Andy Brotherston
Associate, Landscape Architect

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

Andrew Meadows

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

Robert Shakespeare
Group Design Director

Timothy Miles
Senior Director, Abu Dhabi

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

Rajan Dewan
Group Design and Technical Director

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

Matthew Sullivan
Associate, Commercial

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

Phil Elliott
Group Finance and Operations Director

Asha Mallya
Associate, HR Manager

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

Mona Campbell
Senior Associate, Landscape Architect

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

Ravindra Lawhale
Associate, Irrigation Engineer

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

Mohan Baporikar
Senior Associate, Irrigation Engineer

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

Ayad Al Rawi
Director, Qatar

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

Ziad Milli
Associate, Lighting Designer

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

Daniel Thomson
Senior Associate, Landscape Architect

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