Simpson & Brown Architects with Addyman Archaeology


Dr Christian Clarkson

Christian completed her MA and MPhil degrees in History of Art at the University of Cambridge. She received her PhD from the University of St Andrews in 2018. Her thesis was funded by the AHRC as part of a Collaborative Doctoral Partnership with Historic Environment Scotland, and focused on Scottish Medieval monastic planning looking specifically at the remains of buildings outwith the main claustral complex.

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Laure Emery

Laure studied both architecture and art history in France before completing a Master in Conservation of the Built Environment in Canada in 2012. She joined Simpson & Brown as a heritage consultant in 2016 and her work includes the research and production of conservation plan, statements of significance and other historic-environment documents, as well as interpretation projects.

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Dr James Legard

James studied history and architectural history at the universities of Oxford and York. While at York he was a doctoral fellow at York’s Humanities Research Centre, and was subsequently awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at the Paul Mellon Centre. Since joining Simpson & Brown he has applied his research skills to a number of projects, including a detailed conservation plan for one of the most important houses in Edinburgh’s Georgian New Town, built to designs by Robert Adam and now Category A-listed.

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John Sanders

John has been a partner at Simpson & Brown since 1999. Since joining Simpson & Brown, John has been responsible for over 500 conservation projects in successive roles as project administrator and designer, associate and partner in charge.John has particular expertise in Ecclesiastical building projects.

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Nicholas Uglow

Nicholas joined Simpson & Brown in 2009. He has considerable experience researching, writing and producing conservation plans and heritage documents of all kinds for buildings and designed-landscape sites across Britain. He was made an Associate in 2016 and leads the Heritage Consultancy Team. Nicholas studied at the University of Edinburgh.

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