Kerry Smith - Director / Architect
ARIAS, RIBA, ARB, B. Arch (Hons), Dip (Arch), MSc (Conservation)
Kerry trained at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, graduating in 1998. Prior to founding KSA, she spent 5 years working abroad in Sweden and Ireland working on a variety of work, including RIAI award winning social housing and conservation projects.
She is an examiner for the Architects' Professional Examination Authority in Scotland and a Dundee Institute of Architects Committee Member.
David Strathdee - Senior Architect
ARB, M. Arch, BSc (Hons)
Following his graduation from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture in 2009, David has worked for a number of practices in the North East of Scotland. He has a broad range of experience in a variety of projects from small scale domestic extensions to masterplanning large housing developments of up to 500 houses.
Kim Taylor - Architect
ARB, M. Arch, BSc (Arch)
Graduating from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture Kim went on to work for various rural practices in Aberdeenshire and Perth before joining KSA. She has experience in a variety of areas including multimillion pound residential developments throughout the UK.
Jodie Black - Architectural Assistant
B. Arch (Hons)
Following the receipt of her degree from the University of Dundee, Jodie joined KSA in order to progress her training. She has a keen interest in building conservation and is an active member of the Montrose Society. Jodie has been involved in a number of conservation projects including the conversion of a disused church into residential flats.
Andrew Shaw - Architectural Technologist
B. Sc (Hons)
Andrew graduated from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture, where his final year dissertation on Architectural Conservation was published at the International Conference of Architectural Technology. He then went on to work as a Landscape Supervisor giving him on-site experience and responsibilities in project and personnel management.
Angela Winton - Office Administrator
Angela oversees the day to day running of the office, ensuring that it runs smoothly. She has been working at KSA since 2013 and provides essential support to the rest of the team.
Jamie Adams (JA Properties) - Business and Accounts Manager
After spending 9 years working as a sales director for Glendevon Energy, Jamie has joined the KSA team where he is responsible for business administration and financial planning. Alongside this role, Jamie has focussed his pursuits into property developments of his own (JA Properties). He has to date completed two restoration projects in Montrose and has his third project underway.
Evie - Office Dog
Cocker Spaniel Evie joined us in 2018 and provides the KSA office with some calming vibes throughout the working day.
We were very sorry to lose our office dog, Dexter earlier this year. He was the longest standing member of the KSA team bringing the rest of us some doggy zen between 2008 and 2019. He is sadly missed.