Appointment | John Anderson as Non-Executive Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of John Anderson, former Regional Chairman of The Berkeley Group, as Non-Executive Director at CZWG.

In his twenty-year tenure with the FTSE 100 property developer, John was responsible for Royal Arsenal Riverside Woolwich and Kidbrooke Village Greenwich, two of the largest and most acclaimed housing regeneration projects in the country.

John explains that he will use his client-side experience to help the practice to track emerging market trends, “I believe that the development industry and more particularly architects and designers have a pivotal role in addressing the challenges that lay ahead.”

CZWG Director Adam West said, “John’s appointment is a fantastic opportunity to inject the perspective of a visionary developer into the practice. This is a strategic move to ensure the changing way we practice architecture remains responsive to the challenges our clients are facing.”

CZWG Founding Director Piers Gough said: “As a client, John was our strongest advocate for quality of design. He has a passion for placemaking and understands the social and economic value of a well-designed neighbourhood. We’re excited to welcome John to the board and bring his acumen in-house.” 

John is also Chair of Curtin & Co, a specialist consultancy in planning politics and community development, Non-Exec Director on the board of Sixty Bricks, LB of Waltham Forest housing provider of private and shared ownership tenures, and Chair of the Development Committee and Non-Exec Director of Platform Housing Group, an affordable housing provider in the Midlands with a property portfolio of over 45,000 homes.

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