Francis Aish

Socio Head of Applied Research and Development

Francis is the Head of Applied Research and Development, responsible for the research and development of systems to model and solve complex, multidisciplinary design problems. He studied Aerospace Systems Engineering at the University of Southampton, graduating in 1996. He joined Foster + Partners’ Specialist Modelling Group in 1999, and has worked on over 100 projects and competitions, including the Swiss Re headquarters, 30 St Mary Axe in London and Beijing Airport. He was promoted to partner in 2008.