Thouria Istephan

Partner Deputy of Technical Design BA (Hons), Dip Arch, MA, Dip Health and Safety, RIBA, MIOSH

After studying architecture at Leicester and Sheffield, Thouria later gained a postgraduate diploma in health and safety at Aston University. She worked at Abbey Hanson and Rowe Architects before joining the HSE as a construction specialist and acting as advisor on CDM Regulations, joining Foster + Partners in June 1997. She has contributed to several associations and research projects on the CDM Regulations, fire and façade access. She has also lectured at the RIBA, HSE, IOSH, CIC, and at forums in UK, Holland, Spain, Denmark, Hong Kong, UAE and USA.