Hazel joined shedkm in 1998 and has been pivotal in growing the practice nationally, driving forward deliverable solutions for large scale, multi-million-pound, market-led commissions from inception to use.
Hazel spearheaded shedkm’s expansion to London and ensures a consistent approach to design and personable client service is maintained across the One Practice. Her desire to arrive at high-quality, deliverable design solutions with a ground up approach has been applied to many mixed-use masterplanning schemes across the UK.
Hazel continues to drive a synergy between North and South. She is a core steering group founder of Placemaking Collective UK and chair of NLA’s Public Realm expert panel. She featured in the Top 100 Property People by Place North West, is on the Liverpool City Region Built Environment panel and was shortlisted for the Architects’ Journal Emerging Architect of the Year Award. She is an external examiner, lectures nationally and has judged on panels such as Festival of Place and RIBA Awards.