In-house Team of Experts

Meet Our Team

Peter Thomas

Managing Director
BA(Hons), M.Arch, PG Dip, RIBA

Peter Thomas

Peter worked for TPA in the 1980s before venturing abroad to work in the Far East. In 2004, Peter returned to the practice as a director.

His expertise spans across a diverse range of projects of all sizes, playing a pivotal role in the data centre sector. Beyond work, Peter’s passions include food, wine, travel and pugs.

Natasha Gandhi

Natasha Gandhi

Director
B.A. (Hons), M.Arch, PG Dip, RIBA

Natasha Gandhi

Natasha qualified as an Architect at the University of Westminster in 2017. After joining TPA in late 2014, she proved herself as one of the firm’s most valuable assets, and became a director in 2020.

Natasha primarily leads the residential and education sectors, with a keen interest in heritage and conservation design.

Ed Drysdale

Ed Drysdale

Director
B.A. (Hons), M.Arch, PG Dip, RIBA

Ed Drysdale

Ed is one of the practices dynamic directors. Ed joined TPA in 2014 and became a director in 2020.

He focuses on the company's business development and plays a crucial role in the film studios sector and data centres.

Aitor Carreton

Aitor Carreton

Associate Director
RIBA

Aitor Carreton

Aitor qualified as an Architect in Madrid in 2012 and has 6 years of UK experience. Aitor joined the practice in 2022 and was promoted to Associate Director in 2024.

Aitor has technical experience across the residential developments and data centre sector. Outside of work he has a keen interest in riding his bike with family or friends and getting lost in the countryside.

Nevber Ostojic

Nevber Ostojic

Senior Architect
RIBA

Nevber Ostojic

Nevber is one of TPA’s Senior Architects and works on a number of different projects, varying greatly in both scale and use.

She has a background in multi-unit residential schemes and an interest in BIM strategies and business development. Aside from this, she enjoys music, baking and Pilates.

Grahame Merson

Grahame Merson

Senior Architectural Technician

Grahame Merson

Grahame joined TPA as a Senior Architectural Technician in 2023. Grahame was excited by TPA’s balanced approach to supporting local projects and their capability to undertake complex multi-faceted BIM projects.

Grahame is fully integrated into the team and understands the company’s vision for the future. His interest in the technical side of architecture and how things are put together has been attributed to owning too many Lego sets as a child.

Gareth Van Loggerenberg

Gareth Van Loggerenberg

Senior Architectural Technologist

Gareth Van Loggerenberg

Gareth qualified as an architectural technician in South Africa and is studying part-time to become a fully qualified UK architect.

Gareth has proven to be a valuable asset to the company with expertise in 3D visualisations. Beyond work, Gareth can be found at the local golf course, where he enjoys spending his spare time.

Lorena Cordido

Lorena Cordido

Senior Architectural Assistant

Lorena Cordido

Lorena joined the practice in 2021 as a senior architectural assistant. Lorena became a fully qualified architect in Venezuela in 2005, and has thoroughly enjoyed transitioning into UK architecture, local planning and building regulations and construction methods.

Lorena loves finding hiking and biking routes, to see new places and landscapes with her family and friends.

Floro Casuga

Floro Casuga

Senior Architectural Technician

Floro Casuga

Floro is a senior architectural technician who has been with TPA since 2007. Floro primarily works in the residential development and commercial sector and is a wizard on Revit!

Beyond work, Floro’s skills expand to plumbing, helping his fellow colleagues on any drainage crisis’.

Katie Flower

Katie Flower

BA(Hons), M.Arch
Part II Architectural Assistant

Katie Flower

Katie worked for TPA during her architectural degrees. She since returned to the company in 2023 following a distinction in her Master’s degree at the University of Manchester and is currently studying to become a fully qualified architect.

Beyond work, Katie enjoys travelling and has recently returned from a 3-month sabbatical exploring South America.

Jane Woodward

Jane Woodward

Office Manager

Jane Woodward

Jane has a background in marketing and office management and keeps the practice running smoothly.

She is also studying psychology in her spare time.

Sarah Perkins

Sarah Perkins

Bookkeeper

Sarah Perkins

Sarah is our talented bookkeeper, dealing with all accounting and invoicing. Sarah’s talents extend to baking, which is thoroughly enjoyed by the team!

Terry Platt

Terry Platt

Founding Director
B.Sc. (Hons), Dip.Arch, RIBA MA(Harvard) CMLI

Terry Platt

Terry is the founding director of TPA, establishing the company in 1997.

Terry is now retained as adviser and mentor of the business on a consultancy basis to indulge in his passion for travel.

Graham Gray

Graham Gray

Senior Architectural Technician

Graham Gray

Although Graham formally retired from the practice in 2022, he has still been involved in adhoc residential developments for the practice.

Graham is a keen runner, having taken part in over 15 half marathons!

Milo

Milo

Trainee Bark-hitect

Milo

Milo is an undergraduate, studying for a B(ark) at the Isle of Dogs University in Essex. Milo’s particular strengths are office security, checking in all staff and visitors and assisting with catering, in which he is showing great aptitude. He is always ready to assist and devours his work at every opportunity. He speaks fluent German and English, with a Barking accent.