We combine expertise across disciplines, locations, and sectors.

We have developed a very close team with a variety of experiences across the Architectural practice. With a wide variety of experiences and skills, we are sure to have the right skill for your project. When we assign a member of staff to a project, it is theirs to own & work on a day to day basis.

Mark Taylor

Managing Director

Mark has been with Cumming and Co since its inception 18 years ago. He has many years working in the industry and leads the team promoting the values that Cumming and Co are known for. Mark’s primary task is to meet with clients to ensure that the client’s expectations are met in many ways and that their experience with Cumming and Co is a great one.

Nicola Forsyth


Nicola is a very strong and focused Architect who accepts nothing but the best in terms of commitment and drive. Nicola began her career at C&C as a part 1 student and has shown exceptional leadership skills in driving and promoting the practice. As the lead Architect in the office, Nicola has developed experience in dealing with projects large and small and has many repeat clients in her portfolio of work.

Jamie Yorkston

Technical Manager

Jamie is a very willing and able technologist who takes his work very seriously. As the CIAT Aspirational group chair for North East Scotland, Jamie plays a big roll in the future of the CIAT and its work throughout the UK. Jamie also lectures part time at RGU with Technologist students and is very positive about the roll technologists will play in the Architectural practices of the future.

David Dalton


David is a top design Architect who has great design, conceptual and awareness skills. He has an understanding of client requirements and is passionate about how the final project will look. The most recent addition to our team, David is already proving to be an asset with a great willingness to produce good quality design.

Kevan Petrie

BIM Manager

Kevin is a very experienced Architectural Technologist with exceptional BIM skills and knowledge. He joined the practice to work on larger scale, complicated buildings and has fitted in incredibly well. Currently leading the full Design Team on a large scale project he has shown his quality in being able to manage such a project at a very high level.

Hazel Birse


Hazel has been with the practice for some time now and has shown what an exceptional character she is. She has a good understanding of quality design and what clients expect from a modern Architect. Hazel has developed her technical awareness of the construction industry and is continuing to develop these skills in the office.

David MacDonald

Senior Technician

David is recognised for his technical and site skills. He has many year’s experience and is a great teacher to our younger members of staff with the knowledge he has and shares. His ability to run and co-ordinate projects is second to none.

Fiona Martin


Fiona is a hugely valuable member of the team and strives to provide perfection in everything she does. Very conscientious and proud of what she produces she is developing into a good all round Architect. Fiona has proven her design ability time and time again and works well with clients and contractors alike.

Stuart McKenzie


Stuart is an experienced all round Architect. Having worked on larger scale commercial projects through to smaller scale domestic projects, Stuarts brings a further level of expertise to our Architectural team. He has recently completed the Moxy Birmingham NEC project and is now mentoring some of our younger team members as they continue their journey through the construction industry.

Brendan To

Architectural Technician

Brendan shows great willingness to learn and has fitted into our team having had experience in a larger practice. BIM skills and technical knowledge are a strong point of Brendan’s and his willingness to learn is second to none. Currently studying for his Chartership, Brendan plans to be CIAT registered within a year.

Courtney Gauld

Architectural Technologist

Courtney is a young and enthusiastic Architectural technologist who is a great addition to our design team. Keen and willing to take on any challenge she is also BIM and REVIT proficient and has developed a good understanding of the construction industry.

Meghan Rassmusen

Part 1 Architectural Student

Meghan is starting out her career with her first placement at Cumming and Co. Meghan is showing great aptitude in working as part of the team and contributes a young and enthusiastic approach to work that is required in our practice.

Maxine Smith

Office manager

Maxine runs the office efficiently while with a degree of “fun”. She has been with us over 10 years and takes the strain out of running the practice efficiently by providing backup and direction.