Head of Transport and Infrastructure,
A chartered architect, Hiro spearheads Gensler’s transport and infrastructure projects, bringing more than 20 years of architectural design and project leadership experience.
He recognises, values and promotes transport architecture as ‘cultural infrastructure’ – understanding its social importance and economic dynamism in shaping, influencing and reflecting our culture.
An award-winning authority on the design of regenerative transport hubs, Hiro overseas a portfolio that includes a diverse range of major domestic and international projects. He was a leading figure in the delivery of some of London’s most high-profile schemes, including the award-winning modernisation of King’s Cross Station, the extensions of the East London and Northern lines and Crossrail’s Bond Street Station.
Hiro is a promoter of the UK Creative Industries continuing to support DIT (formerly UKTI) endeavours globally. He is a Mayoral Design Advocate, advising City Hall and councils on their development ambitions across London. Additionally, he is an expert design panel member currently supporting several London Boroughs including Lewisham, Harrow, Kingston and Croydon. He is also a member of the HS2 Design Panel.