Welcoming the next generation of leaders in citymaking


Associates and Associate Directors

We are excited to announce the next generation of Bates Smart leadership.


Congratulations to our new Associates and Associate Directors, who are experts across design innovation, client engagement, project delivery and practice operations.

Associates: Emma Bell, Ashleigh Broady, Charles Cayeux, Sophie Clague, Richard Darvill-Moore, Trung Ha, Celine Herbiet, Thomas Ibbitson, Dong-Ho Lee, Matko Matkovic, Cara McIntyre, Kit Chun Suen

Associate Directors: Nicole Coutts, Joshua Harrex, Katie Rathbone, Damian Rough

We are passionate about making positive contributions to the cities and regions that we live in, transforming them for the better. But our people make us who we are – together, we are leaders in the debate on how we work, meet, live, learn and heal. We’re very proud to recognise this team as Bates Smart leaders, contributing to the ongoing growth of our studio and the work that we do.