Babak joined BMJ in 2021. With over 30 years in the business, he has gained vast experience in the property and construction industry with significant experience in retail, offices and residential. He has led many successful projects from inception to completion including 200 Broomielaw and One Waterloo Street, Glasgow. He has led masterplan designs for ‘Elements Edinburgh’, a 76acre mixed-use development at Edinburgh Airport for Crosswind Development and contributed to strategic designs for the regeneration of Middlesbrough town centre, assisting their bid for Future High Street Fund.
Babak also produced the original building design concepts and masterplan for TECA, a world-class exhibition, conference and hotel facility in Aberdeen that provides a 15,000 seated arena, extensive covered exhibition halls and a four-star 200-bed hotel. The scheme is located on the 130-acre former Rowett Research Institute site, adjacent to Aberdeen International Airport.
Babak believes in collaboration and encouraging talent to flourish. Working with clients and colleagues, he demonstrates an analytical approach, communicating ideas both visually and verbally.
He has served on committees for Glasgow City Council’s urban design panel for Glasgow Institute of Architects, BCSC Scotland and Junior Chamber of Commerce and has been closely involved with several Charities including SPIFOX, Hearts and Minds and Clown Doctors.
Babak is ambitious, diverse, dynamic and can think out of the box. He has advised clients on sustainable, innovative development for a number of high-profile projects and recently produced forward thinking post pandemic design guidance for a new Extra Care home provider’s use across England.
A self-confessed petrol head and gadget man, Babak has a fascination for technology, automotive and product design.