Rana Shad

Rana qualified as an architect in 1984 from Huddersfield University and has been in practice for over 30 years.
She is a chartered architect and member of RIBA and ARB. She is also a member of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Her past experience encompasses multi-disciplinary schemes for Metronet, Trans4m, Network Rail and Crossrail, new build, modernisation and refurbishment projects.

As director of RS Architects she has built a reputation for transforming residential properties into beautiful places to live, and commercial properties into stylish places to work.

Anna Paly

Anna joined RS Architects in 2015, project manages several projects and
is a qualified Party Wall Surveyor, supplementing the services that our firm can provide.

Her versatility is a strong asset within our team, and her incredible human resources management guarantees our clients peace of mind.

Rafael Teixeira

Rafael graduated in 2017 from De Montfort University, joined RS Architects in 2018 and is currently undertaking the third year of his Architect Apprenticeship programme with the support of the firm.

His professional path include experience such as assistant manager in retail companies and as managing director in his two emerging companies.

Stasha Jovanovikj

Stasha joined the firm in 2021 and holds a Master’s degree in architecture from the University of Maribor
in Slovenia. She has more than 3 years of international experience in architecture,
interior design and product design.

Her passion is creating designs that are creative and functional.

Fariba Khalili

Fariba is based in Iran and joined our firm in 2022, helping us with the high demand from recuring projects.


Erdem is one of our structural engineers with a B.Sc in Middle East Technical University,
M. Sc & Ph.D in Boğaziçi University in Civil Engineering.

His extensive expertise helps us solve more complex design schemes with confidence.

Robert Cichon

Our second in-house structural engineer, Robert, provides structural engineering specifications that prove to be resilient and
trustworthy meeting building regulatory duties.

His structural solutions are practical and creative.

Dara Vakili

Dara is responsible for the maintenance of our electronic equipment
within the studio. Responsible for our IT department and network.

Overseeing the functionality of the systems and helping us overcome technological difficulties.

Saghar Rohani

Saghar is our appointed accountant, responsible for the economical breakdown of the company,
assuring that the financial breakdown flows in the right direction.