Areas of Expertise
Inclusive design and accessiblity, Inclusive public realm, Making historic buildings more inclusive
Brenda Puech worked as an architect before moving into access consultancy and is a highly experienced inclusive design consultant, with sixteen years’ in the sector providing professional inclusive design advice and guidance to private and public sector clients on commercial, residential, institutional, external environments, transport and public realm projects.
She has strong technical expertise and also provides a strategic overview of relevant policies and issues as they apply to diverse projects. She has extensive expertise in advising on inclusive public realm and delivered participatory access and mobility audits for York City and Bath City Centre, an Equality Impact Assessment for Southwark Council’s cycling Quietways to assess their impact on disabled people, and led the CAE team for the EU funded programme: Training Tools for Accessible Towns.
She is a member of the National Register of Access Consultants, and on the Centre for Accessible Environments Panel of Inclusive Design Consultants. She has spoken at a number of international and national conferences on inclusive design and delivers CPD and training on inclusive design.