British consultancy announces senior architectural roles for Janus Rostock, David Tripney and Mark Kelly
British consultancy Atkins has announced three senior appointments in its 750-strong Middle East property division.
Regional design director Janus Rostock has been made head of Atkins’ architecture and urban-design team, while David Tripney and Mark Kelly have come onboard as directors.
Rostock, who joined Atkins in 2006, has over 20 years of experience in international architecture. He has led large-scale projects and masterplans in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, including the Dubai Opera and Prince Sultan Cultural Centre masterplan.
David Tripney has more than 20 years’ experience in the Middle East property market, having delivered projects including Dubai’s Mirdif City Centre and Mall of the Emirates with Hyder and Holford Associates respectively.
Meanwhile, Mark Kelly has 30 years of experience, mostly in a senior leadership role with Woods Bagot. He has led the delivery of high-profile projects globally, including the Qatar Science and Technology Park.
“The arrivals of David and Mark, combined with Janus’s new role, are really exciting for our continued growth and development across the region,” said Tom Hasker, managing director for Atkins’ Middle East property division.
“Their accumulated knowledge and experience is outstanding and they’re hungry to pass this on to support our emerging talent, while helping us win further work in our key markets.”