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Robin Nicholson CBE RIBA Hon FIStructE Hon FCIBSE

Robin Nicholson, CBE RIBA Hon FIStructE Hon FCIBSE



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.