Robin Nicholson is a senior partner of Cullinan Studio, which he joined in 1979. He is Convenor of the inter-disciplinary Construction Industry think-tank, The Edge; he chairs the Cambridgeshire Quality Panel and is one of the Design Council CABE’s Design Review Chairs. He is an Hon. Professor at University of Nottingham and is a member of the NHBC Foundation Expert Panel. He gave the 2013 Happold Medal Lecture.
Previously he was a Vice-President of the RIBA (1992-94), Chairman of CIC (1998-2000) and founder member of the Movement for Innovation Board (1998-2001. He was a CABE Commissioner (2002-10) and chaired the DCSF Zero Carbon (Schools) Task Force (2009-10). From 2007-14 he was a Board Member of NHBC.