Tim Stonor

Managing Director, Space Syntax UK
Director, Space Syntax Brussels

+44 20 7400 1320


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Tim Stonor is an architect and urban planner who has devoted his career to the analysis and design of human behaviour patterns – the ways in which people move, interact and transact in buildings and urban places. He is an internationally recognised expert in the design of spatial layouts and, in particular, the role of space in the generation of social, economic and environmental value.

Position & Role

As Managing Director, Tim is responsible for the strategic direction of Space Syntax globally. This role has four key parts: a) high level advocacy to governments, private corporations and other stakeholders, b) new business generation, c) quality maintenance as a member of Space Syntax’s Project Review Panel and d) development of Space Syntax’s business strategy.

External positions

2018– Deputy Chair, Design Council

2017 Senior International Advisor, China Urban and Rural Construction Industry Union

2016- Trustee, The Faversham Society

2016- Liveryman, The Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects

2015- Trustee, Design Council

2015- Freeman, The Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects

2015- Member, Faversham Town Council Public Realm Committee

2015- Member, Design Council CABE Oman Design Review Panel

2013- Member, Lead Expert Group, Foresight: The Future of Cities

2013- Member, British Standards Institute Smart Cities Advisory Group

2008-10 Member, CABE Crossrail Design Panel

2008- Director, The Academy of Urbanism

2008- Member, Expert Advisory Panel, Walk England (now Walk Unlimited)

2008- Director, London Promenade Company

2007-10 Member, CABE National Design Review Panel (extended term)

2006- Founder Member, The Academy of Urbanism

2005-09 Member, NICE Physical Activity and the Environment Steering Group

2004-07 Member, CABE National Design Review Panel

2003-11 Member, NHS National Design Review Panel

2002-04 Member, South East of England Design Panel

1996- Founding Director, Morrison Brink Stonor architects

Awards & Appointments

2012 Visiting Professor, The Bartlett, University College London

2010-11 Lincoln Loeb Fellowship, Harvard University

2010-11 Loeb Fellowship, Harvard University

2006– Honorary Senior Lecturer, the Bartlett UCL

2005 Member, Royal Town Planning Institute

2004 Fellow, Royal Society of Arts

2000 Honorary Lecturer, the Bartlett, UCL

1996 Member, RIBA