Practice Structure

Julian Mansel-Thomas
Director / Architect

Julian qualified as an Architect in 1990 and worked in a variety of public and private sector practices in Wales prior to joining the practice some 32 years ago, becoming a Director in 1996.  He is responsible for many of the Practice's sustainable new-build projects. 

Meirion Williams
Director / Senior Architectural Designer / Coordinator

Meirion gained his degree in architecture in 1988 and worked in a private practice in Cambridge prior to joining the Practice in 1989 and becoming a Director in 1996.  He is responsible for a variety of community/residential projects and carries out a large part of his work in the National Park.  He is a Welsh speaker.

Andrew Powell
Director / Company Secretary

Andrew joined the practice in 1985 and became Company Secretary/Director in 1996. He is responsible for the day to day running of the practice and its finances. He undertakes a wide variety of projects from initial design to completion. 

Stephen Duignan
CAD Manager / Senior Technician

Initially joined the Practice in 1981, and left to do a full time course at Pembrokeshire College as a senior architectural technician, since his return he has specialised in larger sustainable new build projects, the co-ordination of design team information, 3D computer modelling, technical specifications and is the Practices CAD manager.  He is based in our Haverfordwest Office.

Martin King
Architectural /
CAD Technician
/ IT Manager

Martin joined the practice in July 2019, following work with a local architect’s practice and after obtaining his BSc in Architectural Technology from University of Glamorgan in 2011. As a Revit Technician, he specialises in 3D computer modelling, but is also proficient in 2D AutoCAD design. In addition, Martin provides assistance with surveying and all other associated office tasks.

Jordan Chapman
Architectural /
CAD Technician

Jordan joined the practice in January 2020 following work with a local timber frame manufacturer and the completion of his Level 3 Construction & Architecture Diploma at Pembrokeshire College. As a Revit Technician, he specialises in 3D computer modelling, but is also proficient in 2D AutoCAD design. In addition, Jordan provides assistance with surveying and all other associated office tasks.

Chris Richards
Quantity Surveyor /
Project Manager

Joined the Practice in 2001 prior to which he was in private practice as a Quantity Surveyor in a practice in Swansea.  He became a Managing Surveyor in 2004 and is responsible for Quantity Surveying / Project Management / Party Wall Surveying/CDM Co-ordination on all projects and building types.  He is a Welsh speaker, and is based in our Carmarthen office.

Cheryl Laugharne
Accounts Manager

Cheryl joined the Practice in September 1996 and as well as providing reception/secretarial duties, she is Accounts Manager for Pembroke Design, dealing with all financial aspects, including assisting the directors in accounts, by providing up to date credit & debit balances, issuing & monitoring fees.  She is based in our Pembroke Dock office.

Consultants

Carl Bentley

Carl Bentley is a consultant to the practice, providing additional assistance with all aspects of surveying + Autocad design work. Carl has been associated with Pembroke Design for almost 30 years. 

Connor McGarvie

Connor joined the Practice in June 2016 on a part time basis whilst  studying Construction & Architectural Design Extended Diploma (Level 3) at Pembrokeshire College in Haverfordwest. Having completed his Diploma, he is now a full time Architectural Technician specialising in 2D AutoCAD design. Connor also provides assistance with surveying and all other associated office tasks. He has since moved to Bristol to further his studies in the hopes of becoming a fully qualified architect whilst still assisting the company during his holidays. 

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