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Who's who

A large group of staff, members and external consultants are helping to prepare the College for the move to Union Street.

Find out who they are and watch this space for interviews with the team over the coming months.


Internal RCOG team

Project team

  • Fred Emden – Deputy CEO, Senior Responsible Officer
  • Annabel Flint – Senior Project Manager
  • Nick Amato – Assistant Project Manager



  • Patrick Finch – RCOG Trustee and Chair of Programme Board & Programme Advisory Board
  • Gary Waltham – Move Group Chair & Executive Director of Development


Programme Board (meets monthly)

  • Patrick Finch (Chair & Trustee representative)
  • Kate Lancaster (CEO)
  • Fred Emden (Deputy CEO & SRO for Estates Programme)
  • Mary Ann Lumsden (Senior Vice President)
  • Gary Waltham (Move Group Chair & Executive Director of Development)
  • Dr Adalina Sacco OR Dr Will Parry-Smith (Trainee representatives)
  • Lucky Saraswat (Council Representative)
  • James Cross (RCOG Digital)

In attendance:

  • Annabel Flint (Senior Project Manager, Estates Programme)
  • Gerald Carew (Associate Director of Business Development)
  • Martin Smith (External Project Manager – Burke Hunter Adams – leading the construction work)
  • James Alison (External Lead architect – Bennetts Associates)
  • Jade Chau (External architect – Bennetts Associates)
  • Nick Amato (Assistant Project Manager)
  • Quentin Padgett (Buildings Manager)
  • Fiona Donaldson (Director of Finance)


Move Group work stream leads

Within each work stream sits a team of College staff helping to deliver the work of the group

  • Emma Gilgunn-Jones – Communications
  • Fernando Caicedo – People and Process
  • Gary Waltham – Business Continuity
  • Robert Reilly – IT & AV
  • Ciara Shimidzu – Research & Information Services
  • Indie Dhindsa – Trading
  • Jessica Letters – Events
  • Aidan Ramsden – Logistics



Principal Consultants

Project and Cost Management – Burke Hunter Adams

  • Mike Burke – Project Manger
  • Martin Smith – Project Manger

Architect and Lead Designer – Bennetts Associates

  • Simon Erridge – Lead Architect
  • James Alison – Architect
  • Jade Chau – Supporting Architect
  • Matt Beaumont – Supporting Architect

Structural Engineer – Integral Engineering

  • Matthew Blaza – Associate Engineer
  • Tim Mander – Director

Building Services Engineer – KJ Tait Engineers

  • David Webster – Engineer
  • Malcolm Tait – Engineer