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Cathy Buckley BA (Hons) DipArch ARB RIBA CDA


Cathy has 25 years’ experience in the residential and education sectors, and currently specialises in schools and mixed-use projects. Encompassing secondary, sixth form and primary education facilities, her projects have involved new build, expansion and remodelling of existing school buildings, including conservation work.

Cathy is an RIBA Client Advisor, and has been involved in mentoring schemes through Open City and the Construction Industry Council.

Cathy plays a leading role in PTE’s education team and consultation group. She advises on exemplar education design and community engagement, ensuring that knowledge is spread throughout the practice. She is also actively involved in the social life of the practice and has set up a PTE choir.


Qualified in 1990

Joined Pollard Thomas Edwards in 2004

Appointed senior architect in 2008 and associate in 2012