Bill Jennings, Managing Director
As one of the directors, Bill has worked at the Manchester office since JDA started in 2000. Bill works with a number of charities and is particularly proud of his involvement in Tameside. When he isn’t working, Bill loves holidays and fine dining.
Tom Kelly, Director
Tom is an Associate at the Manchester branch and has worked with JDA since 2004. Outside of work, Tom is a keen runner and is currently training for the Manchester marathon.
Karen O’Reilly, Director
Karen is an Associate at the Liverpool branch and has worked with JDA since 2012. Karen is also a part-time Zumba instructor and regularly participates in Zumbathons for local charities.
Rob Henderson, Director
Rob has been a director at JDA since 2004 and now works across both the Manchester and Liverpool offices. For a number of years, Rob has enjoyed working with the homeless and continues to get involved with local charities.
Rob Baines, Technical Manager
Rob has worked at the Manchester branch as an Architectural Technologist since 2012 and qualified in 1993. He is an avid rugby fan and always keeps up to date with the Rugby Union tournaments.
Stuart Tallon, BIM Manager
Stuart is based in Manchester and works in various roles as a BIM Manager, IT Manager and the self-declared Standards Police! He has worked at JDA since 2008 but previously worked as a furniture designer and manufacturer.
Rachel Carter, Practice Manager
Rachel has been the Practice Manager of the Manchester branch since 2014. Rachel spends her spare time with family and is also a keen runner.
Len Andrews, Architect
Len works at the Liverpool office as an Architect and has been with JDA since 2014. As an expert in the care sector, he enjoys providing innovative solutions to local health and care services.
Sam Baird, Architect
Sam has worked in Manchester as a Project Architect since 2017, but qualified in 2007. Sam is already a father of one but is excited to soon welcome the arrival of his second child.
Rebecca Barwise, Architectural Technologist
Rebecca is based in Liverpool and has been an Architectural Technologist at JDA since 2014. She regularly participates in fitness classes, with her favourite being aqua aerobics.
Sami Boner, Architectural Assistant
Sami joined the Liverpool office in the summer of 2017. She is currently working towards her Part 3 exams and, when she isn’t studying, Sami regularly trains at the gym.
Simon Brooke, Architect
After working with JDA previously in a North West practice, Simon has now joined the Manchester office. Outside of work, Simon enjoys rock climbing in the great outdoors.
Daniel Duke, Architectural Technologist
Daniel is an Architectural Technologist at the Manchester branch and has worked at JDA since 2015 after qualifying in 2013. In his spare time, Daniel trains as a champion power lifter.
Deanna Hetherington, Architectural Assistant
After completing her degree at the University of Manchester, Deanna began her Part 1 experience with JDA in the summer of 2017. She has now returned to university for her Part 2, but enjoyed it so much she has decided to stay with us part time.
Yiye Han, Architectural Assistant
After completing her degree at the University of Nottingham, Yiye Han began her Part 1 experience with JDA in the summer of 2018. She will start her Part 2 in September 2019.
Phil Jones, Architectural Technician
Phil works in Liverpool as an Architectural Technician. Outside of work, Phil enjoys keeping fit and has recently taken up the Couch to 5K challenge.
Craig Musgrave, Architect
Craig is an Architect at the Manchester branch. He enjoys taking part in sprint triathlons in his spare time.
Samantha Selby, Administrator
Samantha is an administrator at the Manchester branch.
Nick Smith, Architectural Technologist
Nick has worked in the Manchester office as an Architectural Technologist since 2011. As part of his continual improvement, Nick is currently studying for his CIAT exams.
Rachel Taylor, Architect
Rachel is our newest member of the JDA team.