Ernest Fasanya, Freeman

Ernest Fasanya joined Hopkins Architects in 1987; his early projects include the Amenity Building at the Inland Revenue Centre in Nottingham and the Mound Stand at Lord’s Cricket Ground.

Since becoming a Director in 2002, Ernest has headed teams working on a new faculty building for the University of Brighton at Falmer and large cricket stadia in Pune, Chennai and Kerala, each at around 40,000 seats. Ernest has also built up extensive experience in healthcare, leading teams on several private hospitals in the UK for an innovative new provider and a £60 million redesign for the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore.

Ernest has taught at Aarhus School of Architecture in Denmark, University College London and Queen’s University Belfast and has lectured widely. In 2010 he was a juror for the Scottish Design Awards.