Name: Jason Burnside
Organization: Godwin Austen Johnson – UAE
Jason Burnside is a highly successful and well-respected architect. Jason graduated from the University of Dundee in 1996 and spent five years with a small urban design practice in London before moving to Dubai to join GAJ in 2001. He was made a partner is 2008 and as a team leader he aims to deliver holistic projects that are highly functional, energy efficient and engaging. He has considerable experience in the education sector and has led the design of more than 20 schools in the region and as an expert in his field Jason is also highly sought after as a speaker and can regularly be found on the stage at industry events such as The Big 5 and Cityscape Global. He has also been invited as a judge for a number of awards events including the MEED Projects Awards each year.