Adam Atraktzi

Adam Johnson

Alejandro Carrajo

Alex Ketnor

Andrew Hargreaves

Andrew Morley

Andrew Nicholls

Andrew Salt

Anthony Byron

Artur Jozefowski

Ashleigh Chittick

Becky Whitehead

Ben Gavaghan

Charles Jabre

Chris Cotton

Chris Fisher

Chris Hardy

Chris Levett

Clare Plumstead

Craig Cook

Craig Reed

Damian Norris

Daniel Haigh

Daniel Pound

David Bryan

David Rushe

Dominic Green

Dominic Kennedy

Eleanor Nurse

Erika Mikulionyte

Esther Metcalf

Ethan Ellis

Gary Wolstenholme

Gemma Loving

George Zubak

Iain Jones

Jason Clarke

Joe Barker

Joe Hamby

John Gabriel

John Orrell

Jon Brown

Jonathan Knowles

Karen Reynolds

Laura McGregor

Laura Taylor

Luke Brady

Luke McGuinness

Luke Sach

Maria De Marco

Mark Bust

Mark Corbridge

Mark Hargreaves

Mark Redfern

Mark Zaslona

Marta Dziuba

Matt Lawson

Matthew McDonnell

Matthew Monks

Matthew Poulter

Michael Wood

Mick Calderbank

Mike Masterson

Mike Taylor

Mitesh Dabasia

Muzzammil Dadabhoy

Neil Matthews

Odun Oredein

Oliver Brown

Oliver Taylor

Paul Duffield

Paul King

Paul Tindal

Paula White

Peter Hyland

Phil Leadbeater

Phil Tetlow

Robyn Gill

Samantha Strickland

Sarah Kennard

Sean Mannion

Shona Bell

Sophie Hodges

Stephanie Adamson

Stephanie Metaxas

Stephen Hepworth

Stephen Knights

Stuart Jarvis

Stuart Riley

Sue Ashworth

Sue Sparling

Thaleia Markopoulou

Tina Wilson

Todd Obray

Tony Green

Vera Filipova

Viktor Petkov

Voitek Okrzesik

Will Birch

Mike Taylor



Job Role: Associate Director 


About: Michael is an Associate Director and is one of the longest serving members of staff at DLA. With the Group for over 30 years, Mike has, over recent years, specialised in Sports and Leisure projects, including sports stadia and arena development, for clients in the football, rugby, cricket and athletics sectors.

His role also includes Urban Design and masterplanning roles, and providing feasibility studies and design solutions from inception to Planning Approval. His role includes extensive liaison with other design consultants, local authorities, public bodies and the general public.

Over the years he has gained experience in the design and masterplanning of sports, leisure and entertainment buildings and he is most proud to have worked on schemes for Headingley Stadium, Kiev Olympic Stadium and Manchester Arena.


My Favourite Project: One of the most memorable and challenging projects has been the redevelopment of Headingley Stadium. We first put pen to paper on the masterplanning of Headingley with Paul Cadddick way back in 1995, and in the past 20 or so years we have seen the gradual implementation of the phasing of both the cricket and rugby stadiums, ending with the current south stand replacement and the huge North / South Stand.

Other Interests:  

Michael’s current interests? Watching Leeds United since 1967 – through the good times and the bad. The early James Bond films, and the books. (Possibly my Mastermind subject). We have two lovely dogs, Winnie and Nora, and I am taking horse riding lessons – something way outside my comfort zone, and still very apprehensive about.  

Favourite Design / Building:  

His favourite building (at the moment) is St Nicholas' Church in the Lesser Quarter of Prague, as Mike says ''Over the top? Yes, totally. But a wonderful space to just stand and gaze. Brilliant.''