07 May 2019

Benoy appoints Alan Thompson as Design Director

We are delighted to announce that Alan Thompson has joined Benoy as Design Director.

Bringing over 30 years’ design experience, Thompson has led commercial masterplans of a number of prestigious retail and leisure schemes, mixed-use developments and transportation projects across the globe. He is passionate about creating people-friendly schemes, defining directions for optimising commercial revenue for clients while crafting a unique and memorable sense of place.

I am thrilled to be joining Benoy, their design philosophy in prioritising people-centricity aligns with my personal vision for creating customer experiences that is beyond architecture. I really look forward to forge this direction with the talented and creative Benoy team.” Alan Thompson, Design Director

Based in the London studio, Alan’s appointment aligns with Benoy’s business objectives, expanding on our strong global aviation portfolio, which includes the recently opened Jewel Changi Airport, the award-winning Terminal 4 Changi Airport, as well as the Heathrow Commercial Masterplan and Bahrain International Airport.

I am absolutely delighted that Alan is joining our team at Benoy he brings with him a wealth of experience in retail and commercial design to add to the Benoy offer. His arrival will also help strengthen our airports and transport team with his in-depth knowledge in these areas. Like us, he believes in putting people at the heart of the design process.” David Coyne, Head of Aviation, Benoy

Thompson has worked on global schemes including developments for ING Real Estate, Transport for London, Hammerson, ECE Germany, Grandi Stazioni S.p.A, Amsterdam RAI, SBB and a range of airports in the UK, Europe, India, MENA and Asia.

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