Meet the Team
BA (Hons) Arch, PG Dip Arch, PG Dip Mgmt, ARB, RIBA
Sanjay gave birth to the company in 2009 and has more than 20 years experience in the industry. He is not only a Chartered Architect but also an Architectural Ambassador, student mentor and has been a RIBA Awards judge. Outside of work, Sanjay enjoys DIY, playing squash, is a qualified diver and is working towards a private pilot’s license.
Practice Associate / Graphic Designer, Joined: 2010
From a junior graphic designer to practice manager and now Associate, Vandana is the ‘go-to’ person for problem-solving and is the engine room that keeps the office running, alongside 3D model work. She loves logo design and corporate branding, exploring the world, trying new foods/drinks, and also keeps an eye on the Formula 1 season.
Associate Architect, Joined: 2021
Kudzai is a charismatic individual who has built up a broad portfolio of work during his career so far. He joins us in a senior role, leading some of our larger projects and providing guidance with his wealth of experience. Outside of work, Kudzai loves travel and photography, and visiting family in his birthplace of Sierra Leone.
Kishore has been with the company from the start. From a sales background, Kishore is a natural ‘people person’, effortlessly turning those talents to the construction industry. He has a wealth of contacts and experience in client liaising and networking, and enjoys a spot of DIY outside of work. Just don’t disturb him when the cricket is on…
Architectural Assistant, Joined: 2018
Kruti qualified as an architect in India, with experience working in practice and on a self-employed basis. With us, Kruti works on a variety of projects from healthcare to residential, quickly familiarising herself with UK building standards and regulations. Her interests include cooking, community events and family days out.
Architectural Technologist, Joined: 2018
Mitesh has worked in Leicestershire and Surrey with a number of practices, gaining plenty of experience on a wide variety of commercial and residential developments. He is a very personable character, a keen gastronomist and traveller, with a love of music, football and film. He can be found sketching in his spare time.
Office Administrator, Joined: 2017
Hansa is semi-retired and works with us on a part-time basis. She keeps our project folders updated and archives organised as well as carrying out day-to-day administrative duties. Hansa’s background is in the medical profession so if any of our colleagues feel under the weather, Hansa naturally assumes the role of ‘office mum’!
Architectural Assistant, Joined: 2019
Josh has gained a lot of experience in a fairly short space of time, working on a variety of residential projects and assisting with our larger commercial developments. In his spare time, Josh runs a mini business baking amazing celebration cakes and creating event decorations.
Architectural Assistant, Joined: 2020
Originally from Sri Lanka, Rangi is working towards her Part 3 qualification. Her projects with us have ranged from residential interiors to industrial units and hotel schemes. Outside of work, Rangi enjoys sports/football (particularly Manchester United), podcasts, food and travel.
Architectural Technician, Joined: 2020
Graduating with First Class Honours in Architectural Technology, Dhyana has proven her ability in her handling of projects, currently gaining experience in Planning and Building Regulations. Dhyana enjoys creative pursuits such as drawing, baking and photography.
Part 2 Architectural Assistant, Joined: 2021
Currently working towards her Part 3 qualification, Zainab has gained valuable work experience in Malawi where she has also lived. Zainab is a keen painter and photographer, also enjoying travel and keeping fit.
Part 2 Architectural Assistant, Joined: 2021
Having an artistic and architectural family, Andreas naturally found himself drawn to this industry, wanting to make a positive impact on the built environment. Working towards his Part 3 qualification, Andreas is gaining experience on our latest residential projects.
SKM Design is an award-winning team of architects, interior designers and project managers based in Leicester with a reputation for doing something a little bit different from their architectural and interior design projects.
The firm's design services include planning applications, Building Regulations, interior design, signage design, space planning and procurement for projects up to the value of £10 million. The practice works in a number of sectors including commercial and residential, with its most recent being the hospitality industry.
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