Our dynamic team shares the same exceptional passion for property design achieved through tenacity and precise attention to detail.
DirectorAs a co-founder of Echlin, Mark previously had worked in senior positions with luxury brands including Harrods, Mulberry and Burberry amongst other boutique fashion marques. Alongside his career in the global fashion industry, Mark built up an extensive property portfolio primarily in Central London going on to focus on speculative residential property development, his aim to create a reputable brand to be recognised for forward-thinking design and quality.
Design DirectorPrior to co-founding Echlin, Sam managed a successful bespoke furniture and equipment specialist supplying some of the UK’s most respected property developers and world’s most reputable design houses. Sam went on to carry out his own successful residential developments, after which the Sunday Times dubbed him as young developer to watch. With an acute eye for detail, Sam heads up Echlin’s design team ensuring each project is realised in line with the company ethos.
Commercial & Operations DirectorAs a founder member of the team, Chris has extensive prior experience in residential development management and contracting. Having managed his own construction team, his past development portfolio includes numerous luxury residential schemes. He has coordinated multi-million pound build contracts within varying sectors. At Echlin, he oversees all aspects of construction management including contracts, legalities, feasibility analyses and commercial relations.
BA (Hons) Dip(Arch) ARB
Head ArchitectAward-winning architect Steve brings with him exceptional technical building knowledge and sensitive design flair acquired through 17 years’ experience on large scale commercial and residential projects around the UK, three of which gaining RIBA awards. As a designer, Steve excels at translating a design brief into strong, innovative and meaningful design solutions that fit their aesthetic environments.
Marketing & Brand ManagerSamuel gained experience in the London’s prime property market at a leading estate agency. He built up an invaluable understanding of prime London, building up a wealth of industry contacts including agents, traders and professional introducers. Samuel gained a BA Hons in architecture and has a keen eye for property. He works on Echlin's development marketing and communications.
Architectural DesignerOriginally from Melbourne, Mia has experience in designing and managing residential projects internationally, working with both developers and private clients. With an interest in architectural heritage as well as archaeology, Mia is enthusiastic about working with the character and fabric of listed buildings. Formerly an archaeological draftsperson, Mia boasts exemplary technical drawing and design skills.
Interior DesignerEmanating from India, Somya has admirable international experience working on a diverse range of high-end residential and hotel schemes around the globe. She has seen multiple projects through from concept to completion with universally acclaimed design studios including Studio Ilse and Anouska Hempel Design. Somya's passion for art, fashion, culture and travel resonates through her cosmopolitan design flair.
BA (Hons) MArch AaPS
Architectural AssistantScott has gained a multitude of experience in both product design and architecture. Previously at Darling Associates, he has worked on high specification projects throughout London and the Home Counties, seeing them through to completion. His core architectural interests are in environmental design, technical details and biomimicry.