Studio Team

Alun Charles 

RIBA Chartered Architect

B.Sc. (Welsh Schoolof Architecture)

Dip. Arch. (Hons) PNL

Alun worked for several London based Architectural Practices between 1985 and 2015, on projects such as J.P. Morgan Bank (London),  and developments for major UK retailers. 

In 2015 Alun joined Ceredigion County Council as a Development Management Officer (Planning Officer) where he developed an enthusiasm for historic buildings, and dealt with Planning and Listed Building applications for iconic buildings such as the National Library and the Old College (Aberystwyth).

Alun joined Catalina Architecture + Design in 2020.

Glyn Williams

Director

Senior Architectural Technician 

B.Sc.(Hons) Architectural Technology - First Class

Having worked with the Local Authority for many years, Glyn obtained a first class degree in Architectural Technology in 2010, whilst working with Ceredigion County Council’s Architect's Department. He has worked on many new build and refurbishment educational and domestic projects and has extensive experience of technical design in this field. 

Zeta Shekhawat

Architect ARB

M.Arch (Westminster)

B.A.(Hons) Architecture - First Class

Zeta has worked in practice undertaking both contemporary and historic architectural projects, including interior design, furniture design and branding. Zeta’s key interest lies in place specific contemporary architecture.

Since April 2013 Zeta has worked with Catalina Architecture, qualifying as an Architect in 2015.  

Rory Wilson

Director

RIBA Chartered Architect

Institute of Historic Building Conservation (Full member)

M.Arch (Huddersfield)    

PGDipCHE (CEM, Reading) 

B.A.(Hons) Architecture (Plymouth)

Rory was in the Royal Navy for five years, before going on to study architecture, and qualify as an Architect in 2001. 

Following five years as part of the Education Projects team at a large practice in England, Rory moved back to Wales to set up LCRW Architects (with Lionel S. Curtis RIBA), and then Catalina Architecture.


Lyndsey Wheeler

Practice Manager

B.Sc.(Econ) Business & Management (University of Wales, Aberystwyth)

After completing a ‘Bachelor of Economic and Social Studies in Business and Management’ degree in 2007, Lyndsey became Showroom Manager for a local business. She
then held a position as advertising officer for a regional newspaper, before becoming Duty Manager at The Cambria - managing conferences, offices, and student accommodation.

As Practice Manager for Catalina Architecture + Design, Lyndsey makes full use of her skills whilst continuing to train in business management and accountancy. 

James Doran

Architectural Technician

HNC in Building Technology

James trained as an Architectural Technician at Manchester College of Building. Holding senior positions in both architectural private practice, and contracting, James has a combination of design and practical experience across a range of building types. Through this he has a thorough understanding of materials, the construction process and contractor’s information needs, as well as exceptional commercial awareness.

James is also a skilled and creative furniture maker.

His specific architectural interest lies in the repair and conservation of historic buildings.