Shortlist announced for BD’s Female Architectural Leader award

Architect of the Year Awards 2019

Eight women in running for new honour

Eight women have been shortlisted for BD’s inaugural Female Architectural Leader of the Year award.

They include Sue Emms, chair of BDP’s northern region, and Sadie Morgan, co-founder of Stirling Prize-winning dRMM and chair of the National Infrastructure Commission and HS2 design panels.

Other finalists include Shireen Hamdan, who became the first female member of Populous’s global board of directors last year, and Rita Ochoa, a senior associate and leading sports specialist at AFL Architects.

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