Meet the team

Our talented team of RIBA Chartered Architects, Designers and Technicians have the skills and expertise to support as much of the architectural process as you require. Beginning with outline proposals, feasibility, initial design, planning permission, building regulations, on-site management and completion of your project.  We work with you to deliver exceptional client experience at every stage. 

Martyn Pattie


RIBA BA Arch (Oxford) Dip Arch (Oxford)

Martyn is the practice principal and a partner in the practice since its inception 36 years ago. He personally oversees all projects in the office and maintains client contact throughout each project, as well as ensuring all work is carried out to a high standard. Martyn also acts as Estate Surveyor for Hutton Mount Ltd where he oversees the estate ensuring it is maintained properly and works on it are regulated to achieve a high standard.

Gulsun Erbas

Director and Business Consultant

Gulsan is Director and Business Consultant , who provides provide strategic guidance and expertise to MP Chartered Architects.  Her role involves overseeing and managing various aspects of our company operations, including, making key decisions, and ensuring business efficiency for overall success.

Kate Murray

Senior Architect

BA Hons (Oxford) Dip Arch (Plymouth) RIBA

Kate qualified as a Chartered Architect in 1987 working for over 30 years as an architect being with MP Chartered Architects for the last 12 years.  Kate is involved throughout the process of getting your project from the first idea through to completion. Working from the initial client meeting, on early design ideas, pre app meetings, design for planning, discharging planning conditions, dealing with outside consultants, construction drawings and detailed design for bathrooms and kitchens, joinery drawings, health and safety, tendering and project management. Specialising in developing the more complex projects from planning approval through to completion with the preparation of all drawings and specifications to obtain prices from builders, setting up contracts and project managing projects on site.


Bilal Malik

Senior Architect
BSc(Hons) Dipl.MArch(UCL) ARB RIBA

Bilal joined M P Chartered Architects in 2015 and has since worked on a number of residential projects including a mixture of extensions, loft conversions and new build homes.  Bilal is involved in all areas of the design and construction process, but particularly focuses on producing detail construction drawings, discharging planning conditions, obtaining building control approval and liaising with clients and consultants. Before becoming part of our team, Bilal worked for several reputable practices in London including PRP Architects, Garnett and Partners and Landmark Group. Bilal studied at Westminster university and the Bartlett, UCL where he gained RIBA Part 1, 2 and 3.  He became a member of ARB and RIBA in 2013.


Dandi Passerini

Senior Architect

BA Hons (Kingston University), Diploma Arch, Masters Arch (UCL -The Bartlett), RIBA, ARB, BREEAM Associate, and member of The RIBA East Sustainability Group.

Qualified as a Chartered Architect in 2013, Dandi has an extensive background of working on large international award-winning projects for companies such as Heatherwicks Studio, Grimshaw, and AECOM before joining MP Chartered Architects in 2017. Dandi is bilingual in ‘English and Chinese Mandarin’ and has previously worked as an Architect in China.   She has a key role in our multi-national team and is currently involved in all areas of design, construction, and project management at MP Chartered Architects. In addition, Dandi’s extensive qualifications and memberships demonstrate a particular focus on environmental impact and assessment, therefore she has acquired the role of  ‘Sustainability Champion’ for the practice.


Mark Waudby

Senior Architectural Technologist


As an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists, Mark is involved in the design and production information for various projects.  He is experienced in the use of Revit and Autocad, valuable tools for producing clear and precise drawings. Mark also obtains planning and building control approvals, assists in project management, and liaises with clients, contractors and consultants throughout the projects.


Tom Wiffen

Architectural Designer


Tom has been with the practice for 8 years, and has a wide range of knowledge and experience in surveys, obtaining planning applications and liaising closely with clients and consultants on building designs. Tom is proficient in Revit and AutoCad and has a Foundation Degree in Architectural Technology and is now registered as an associate member of CIAT.


Aaron Reed

Architectural Assistant

Aaron Spiers Reed is our newest member of staff at MP Chartered Architects. Aaron joined us in early 2023 and we are thrilled to have him on board to strengthen our architectural design team. A qualified Part II Architectural Assistant, working towards his RIBA Part III. Aaron brings a wide range of project experience, demonstrating a high level of skill in ‘extension and alteration’ design, along with in-depth feasibility studies. Aaron is keenly interested in architectural theory and the metaphysical embodiment within architecture.  It is great to have Aaron as part of our architectural assistants ‘ line-up and to support him on his architectural career journey.


Ellie-Mae Maguire

Architectural Assistant

Ellie-Mae joined MP Chartered Architects in September 2019 after finishing her A-levels. She will be learning and extending her experience under the guidance of the Architects and Technicians in the practice.


Claudia Gregory

Human Resources Practice Manager

B.Sc. (Hons) Social Sciences, MAHRM Chartered MCIPD

Claudia joined our practice in 2017 to take responsibility for the efficient, effective and safe running of the practice and staff issues. Drawing on over 15 years of general HR experience, Claudia makes sure our practice runs smoothly, our policies are compliant and that the well-being of our team is valued and looked after.


Jessica Parkes

Marketing Consultant

Chartered Institute of Marketing – CIM Certificate in Marketing Accreditation

Jess joined our practice in early 2020 to take responsibility for the planning and delivery of our Marketing and Sales strategies. With an incredible amount of marketing expertise and a proven career history as an independent Marketing Consultant within the property industry and beyond, Jess supports the growth of the business with the development and implementation of Brand Management, PR, Website Management, Content Creation, Marketing Materials, Copywriting, Social Media Optimisation and Engagement, Search Engine Optimisation, Digital, and Direct Marketing Initiatives.


Melanie Mitchell

PA to Martyn Pattie

Melanie provides secretarial and admin support to Martyn and the team. She says she has worked for the practice for more years that she would ‘care to remember’. She has an encyclopedic knowledge of the practice and its business.


Paula Brookes


Paula plays a pivotal role in the business, offering essential secretarial and administrative support to Martyn and the Architectural team.  The first member of the MP Chartered Architects team. Paula's input has been integral, to working closely with Martyn throughout the extensive growth of the practice over the years.


Caroline Charles

Hutton Mount Estate Administrator

Caroline joined the practice in July 2018. She provides admin support to Martyn and the rest of the team and is the main contact for all Hutton Mount related enquiries.


Sarah Gurton

Admin Assistant

Sarah is the driving force behind the administrative excellence of our architectural practice.  As an experienced administrative professional, she is the key contact for coordinating schedules and managing communication channels between our clients and the MP Chartered Architects team Sarah is dedicated to enhancing client experience and upholding a thriving and productive work environment. 

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