Sadie Morgan

Founding Director

dRMM Architects, and chair of HS2 design panel

Biography

Sadie Morgan is a founding director of leading architectural practice dRMM, alongside Alex de Rijke and Philip Marsh. The studio is recognised for creating innovative, high quality and socially useful architecture. dRMM’s high profile projects include Trafalgar Place, Hastings Pier, Maggie’s Oldham and Faraday House at the Battersea Power Station. In 2016 the practice received its second shortlisting for the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize.

Sadie is an international keynote speaker and has sat on numerous competition jury and advisory panels, including the RIBA National Awards Advisory Panel. She became the youngest president of the Architectural Association in 2013, won the CBI First Woman award in 2015. In 2016 she was named one of Debrett’s 500 most influential people in Britain, and became the first woman to receive the Building Magazine award for Personality of the Year.

Sadie is a commissioner of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) and chairs the Independent Design Panel for High Speed Two (HS2). In 2016, she was made
a commissioner of the Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission, appointed Professor at the University of Westminster, and awarded an honorary doctorate from London South Bank University.