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Richard Francis

AWW Director - Richard Francis


Richard joined AWW in 1984, becoming a Director in 1999 before he was nominated AWW Practice Director by his fellow Directors in 2007, a post he held until 2018.

He has led major industrial and international energy projects, UK Defence, Hotel & Leisure schemes and international masterplanning projects. Richard brings a close empathy with the clients’ aspirations, balancing sustainable, architectural excellence with pragmatism.

His interest in all legal aspects of practice have led to him taking on expert witness assignments; he is on both the UK Register of Expert Witnesses and the RIBA Schedule of Experts.