People - ipa architects

Reon Van Wijk Reon Van Wijk - B.Bdg.A, B.Arch, PrArch (SA)

Reon qualified as an Architect in South Africa in 1990. After ten years working for a number of large commercial practices in South Africa he joined IPA in Tanzania in 2000, working on a variety of prestigious projects for the Tanzanian government and foreign investors. Reon relocated to London in 2002 and rejoined IPA London in 2005. He has now been running IPA London since 2015.

Reon works closely with a broad range of clients and contractors building on positive long-term relationships necessary to deliver effective project solutions on time and on budget.

Telephone: +44 (0)78 33732373
Wai Hing Lee Wai Hing Lee - BA (HONS) DESIGN (GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART) - Architectural Designer

Wai joined IPA Design Group in 1995 after completing his studies in Glasgow. In addition to working in the London office his experience includes time spent on site as resident designer and project manager on a cruise train and several cruise ship refits. He is a workaholic and has been known to get so immersed in a project that he works through the night and is still sitting at his desk the following morning.

Wai is a highly accomplished all-rounder with extensive knowledge of design, construction technology and building regulations. He is a project designer and team leader with a particular interest in detail design and technology.

Telephone: +44 (0)79 41418270
Iain Pattie Iain Pattie - DA (DUNDEE) RIBA - Architect

Iain Pattie is a registered architect with 40 years experience in the construction industry. After completing his studies he moved to London.

Iain works with clients to develop an understanding of their commercial needs and development aspirations. He assists them in the identification of their market and the preparation of their design and development brief. This hands on approach has been invaluable in the growth and development of IPA and the service which is offered to its clients.

Telephone: +44 (0)77 70665667
John G. Kelly John G. Kelly - B.Sc (Hons), B.Arch. RIBA –MAAT

John worked for IPA in the London office and relocated to Dar es Salaam in 1993. His initial assignment was for 6 months but he loved it and stayed. He has now been running IPA in Dar es Salaam for more than 20 years.

During that time John has been responsible for some of the more recent important and iconic construction projects in the country, including the State House and the new official residence of the President. He has been at the forefront of developing the reputation of IPA in the East Africa region, delivering high quality, climatically responsive designs solutions.

Telephone: +255 22 2600 503 / +255 (0)784 763507