Buttress has added to its senior team with the appointment of Chithra Marsh as Associate Director.
Marsh, who has more than 20 years’ post-qualification experience, has joined the studio from Saunders, where she led the practice’s Manchester office and business development activities.
Her previous experience includes senior roles at Hurd Rolland and 17 years at Broadway Malyan, during which she helped establish the global practice’s Manchester base.
A keen advocate for encouraging more young people into careers in the built environment, Marsh is a member of the RIBA North West practice and education committee, a mentor for Capital and Centric’s Regeneration Brainery, and is a strategic ambassador for social enterprise, PLACED.
She is also education roadshow co-ordinator and Vice Chair of The Association of Women in Property’s North-West committee.
At Buttress her remit will focus on delivering the practice’s business development strategy, securing work across new sectors as well as reinforcing the studio’s presence in its existing areas of work.
Commenting on Marsh’s appointment, Gavin Sorby, Managing Director at Buttress, said: “We are delighted to welcome Chithra to Buttress. Her skills, experience and values are well aligned with those of the practice, and her appointment will strengthen our workplace, retail and industrial offer.”
Chithra added: “I’m excited to join Buttress and work with the team there to forge new relationships, strengthen existing ones and play a key role in the practice’s next stage of growth.”