Hiro is a chartered architect and spearheads Gensler’s railway transport and infrastructure projects while adding to its global aviation and transportation expertise with more than 20 years of architectural design and project leadership experience.
As the Firmwide leader of Gensler’s Aviation & Transportation practice area, he recognises, values and promotes transport architecture as ‘cultural infrastructure’ at its most socially important and economically dynamic role in shaping, influencing and reflecting our culture.
An award-winning authority on the design of regenerative transport hubs, Hiro is one of the leading figures in the U.K.’s transportation sector with a portfolio that includes a range of major domestic and international projects. He was a leading figure in the delivery of some of London’s most high-profile schemes, including the award-winning modernisation of King’s Cross Station, the extensions of the East London and Northern lines and Crossrail Bond Street Station.
Hiro supports UK Trade and Investment as a promoter of the UK Creative Industries. For the Mayor of London’s Greater London Authority he is an expert design panel member currently supporting the London Borough of Lewisham. He is founding member of Croydon Place Review Panel, as well as HS2’s Design Panel.