Mark Davies

Name: Mark Davies

Sector: Architecture & Masterplanning

Occupation: Architect Director

Background: Mark graduated in 2001, making the final shortlist for the RIBA Presidents Medal. He went on to work for the UK’s largest architectural practice delivering the RIBA’s Stirling Prize shortlisted Liverpool ONE, before co-founding K2 Architects in 2009.

Mark’s focus is on the creative direction of the practice and communicating these ideas to the outside world. Working closely with clients across both public and private sectors, he is developing a dialogue and studio culture that has brought innovation across all schemes.

He sits on a number of boards, he is vice-chairman of the Forum of the Built Environment, Liverpool branch and more recently joined the Liverpool Steering Group, a private sector board that leads a delegation for MIPIM, Cannes.

Interests: I enjoy spending time with my family, I have three children so don’t get a lot free time! I help with my son’s rugby team and like to catch the odd game. I appreciate fine food, cheese, and wine, with a penchant for Barolo.  

Favourite Films: Wolf of Wall Street, Goodfellas, Shawshank Redemption, Lethal Weapon, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and my guilty pleasure Grease 2.

Favourite Music: I have an eclectic taste, although I am a big fan of classical music, I love everything from Andrea Bocelli to Take That.

Favourite Books: I don’t get a lot of time to read but I like autobiographies.