Managing Director at Studio Yaqub
Usman is a Chartered Architectural Technologist. He established his earlier career at one of the UK’s top 10 most influential Architecture firms, from designing and implementing large scale projects for the likes of Sainsbury’s to developing and maintaining an Architectural support team in the Far East. Having gained such valuable experience in a breadth of areas with special expertise in detailed design and difficult sites, he co-founded Studio Yaqub.
Usman is also an Associate Lecturer in the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of The West of England, Aspirations Chair and Vice-Chair of the Wessex Region of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists.
Principal Consultant at Studio Yaqub
Farooq is a Chartered Engineer with a background in Product Development consultancy, inclusive of 3D and user centred design. He is experienced in the Manufacturing Engineering sector through various core and project roles at a blue chip Automotive company focussed on Process Improvement, new technology and strategy.
A Chartered member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, STEM Ambassador, co-founder of Studio Yaqub and experienced in the implementation and auditing of the ISO 9001:2015 standard.