Pick Everard appoints new head of development for architecture

Property, construction and infrastructure consultancy Pick Everard has appointed Gary Loo as its new head of development for architecture.

With 29 years’ experience in the industry, Gary will be responsible for business development for the London office’s 65 strong team.

Gary joins Pick Everard with a wealth of experience and specialist expertise in master planning and purpose-built student accommodation, with a portfolio of work spanning throughout the UK and Ireland, including working with Royal Mail Group.

Gary said: “I’ve worked on quite a range of projects in my time, but one of my most memorable achievements to date was being involved in the design of the first phase of Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital in Wales. I studied architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture in Cardiff, and the last ten years has seen my time split between Cardiff and London.

“I wanted to take the next step in my career with a national consultancy, so I’m excited to be joining Pick Everard and look forward to making a positive impact within the team and its services.”

The Pick Everard team is currently delivering a number of high-profile schemes, including major projects for Selfridges, Low Hall Redevelopment, University of London, and Guys and St Thomas Hospital.

Pick Everard has recently introduced landscape architecture to its multi-disciplinary offering and has a growing interior design team, aiding its holistic approach to design.

John Sharp, director at Pick Everard, added: “We’re delighted to have Gary on board with us in London.

“Gary has an impressive career history and brings a great deal of experience to his new role with us. He will focus on further growing our portfolio of architectural work, as well as taking on business development responsibilities in the capital. His vast knowledge and contacts in the industry across numerous sectors will certainly bolster our offering and we look forward to seeing the positive influence he is set to make within the business.”