Alfonso Padro, RIBA
Vice President, Director of Education EMENA

“As architects, one of our biggest challenges today is to design buildings that will last for decades and evolve to suit our clients’ needs, which are constantly changing.”

About Alfonso

Alfonso’s approach to design and methodology reflects the unique nature and social significance of learning. He believes that what and how we learn during the entire span of our lifetime has the potential to change peoples’ lives and the quality of our society. Changing methods and approaches to teaching, combined with changing technology, are affecting the delivery of education in a profound way. That is why Alfonso is passionate about designing buildings that can unlock this potential, leading his team in creating high-quality environments, spaces and places that support the lifetime learning experience. As an architect, he strives to deliver education facilities that respond to the needs and aspirations of pupils, students, teachers, family members and the local community.

Professional Credentials:
Registered Architect – Royal Institute of British Architects

Diploma in Architecture, University of East London
Post Graduate Diploma, University of Westminster
Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of East London