We take pride in the dynamic, hard-working nature of our team. Everyone has particular qualities and abilities, which combine to ensure that we’re able to handle every type of project, and deliver excellent results in each case.
The senior members of our team maintain an overview across all our work. By ensuring that everyone in our team is aware of all the work we’re doing, we can ensure that every project, and every client, benefits from the great blend of enthusiasm and experience we are able to offer.
Malcolm started his career as a draftsman in the army, serving in many interesting locations. Closer to home, he has built up a great track record of successful projects across the UK and further afield over a long and distinguished career – he has worked for years with members of the Trail team. He is our technical expert and provides essential support to our practice in a variety of areas, including detail design and specification, and in addressing the progress of our projects through construction.
Siobhán has been an integral part of Trail Architects since 2018 following her graduation from the University of Dundee and experience gained working on bespoke architecture in rural Perthshire. Siobhan has been an Associate Director since January 2022 and has a key role as a senior member of the team, showcasing her hands-on experience delivering high-end leisure and residential projects in the North of England, Wales and the Scottish Highlands. Siobhan’s diligent and approachable nature makes her an exemplary asset to the team, successfully delivering projects at all RIBA design stages, including procurement and contract negotiation.
Martin P English
Martin founded Trail Architects with a trusted team in 2017 after a career which included eight years as Managing Director of a major architectural firm with multiple offices across the UK and abroad. Martin has genuine hands-on cross sector experience across an over 30 year career since qualification, successfully delivering excellent projects in every sector. Martin is an intuitive problem solver who brings energy and a wealth of experience to the challenge of unlocking the full potential of complex projects in collaboration with his clients and the talented team at Trail.
Somhairle has completed his Bachelors in Architecture at Strathclyde University, completing his part 1 architectural studies. Somhairle brings his energy and enthusiasm to the practice, proving invaluable as part of the wider team. Somhairle is currently working on a number of interesting projects, across a variety of sectors including bespoke holiday accommodation and more commercial ventures, working towards his part 2 experience.
Oliviya has re-joined us as a Part 2 Architectural assistant following the completion of her studies at the University of Dundee, gaining a Masters in Architecture. Through her studies, Oliviya has been particularly interested in the regeneration of disused buildings and sustainable architectural solutions. Oliviya brings a great energy and passion to her work in the office, contributing to a number of projects from North Yorkshire to the Isle of Skye.
Rozalina obtained her Masters in Architecture at Dundee University, and is now instrumental in developing a range of projects at a variety of stages, from early feasibility to technical design. Rozalina has an extensive technical background that has proved invaluable to the office, she is involved in a number of commercial and leisure tourism projects across the UK, applying her rigorous attention to detail to all of her work, as well as her exceptional 3D modelling abilities.
Lauren is an invaluable part of Trail Architects, having graduated in Architecture at the University of Dundee, she gained experience working in a large scale architectural practice, going on to join Trail in 2017. While working on a range of architectural projects, she is also our Company Secretary, dealing with the business’s finances and management. Lauren is involved in multiple projects within the office, from bespoke domestic work, to large scale holiday accommodation and social housing schemes across the Highlands, and high quality residential projects in London. Lauren has extensive experience dealing with challenging projects from complex planning situations right through to construction, with years of hands-on site experience.
Having relocated to Scotland from his home in Kent, Josh has previously worked across a variety of sectors from private education projects and student accommodation, civic buildings, to large scale master planning. Since graduating from the University of Kingston, London, Josh has also gained over 10 years of extensive residential experience, working on both bespoke small scale projects and large scale developments. Josh is involved in a number of residential development projects at Trail, putting into practice his detailed knowledge and experience.
Kenny has completed his Bachelors in Architecture at the University of Dundee, and is now a part 1 architectural assistant working within the team. Kenny has brought with him a dynamic visual presentation style and eye for detail at both a macro and micro scale. Kenny is currently working on some bespoke office and tourism refurbishments, concentrating on maximising flexible interior spaces, he has also been instrumental in the delivery of planning applications in the south of England, enhancing submissions with his exceptional presentation skills.
Jack is currently studying Architecture at Dundee University, and working towards his part 2 experience. He has a specific interest in architectural theory, looking into the relationship between architecture and nature, and enjoys applying this to his work within the office. Jack is involved in a range of residential, commercial, and leisure projects, bringing his diligence and rigorous organisational skills to all of his work.