David Keirle
David Keirle

David founded KSS in 1991, and is both the driving force behind the practice and instrumental in building our international reputation in the field of sports stadia and integrated commercial development.

He has an instinct for understanding clients' needs and building collaborative relationships, and his creativity and commercial acumen gives him the ability to deliver clear strategic thinking and business-sound solutions.

He is passionate about exploring how good conceptual design can have a positive influence on the building user experience, and as an avid sports fan enjoys the challenge of creating memorable venues for spectators and sports stars alike.

Martin Robinson
Managing Director

Martin joined KSS in 1994 and is the managing director, responsible for the day to day running of the practice including finance, health and safety, human resources, information technology and office administration.

As an architect, he has extensive experience in the commercial, leisure and sport sectors, and has acted as technical advisor on a number of high profile sports related projects including London 2012 Olympic venues.

He is skilled in the management of the design process, where his objectivity, level headedness and practical knowledge add an extra dimension to the team, and is committed to maintaining the quality of professional service the practice provides.

Andy Simons
Andy Simons

Andy is a founder director of KSS and a major creative force within the practice. His vision and ability to look at any specialist area with a fresh and challenging eye means he acts as lead designer on a number of our major projects.

He has an impressive range of design and team management skills, and his main role is to ensure the clients' needs are met and to lead the strategic and operational guidance to the client and consultant team.

He has headed our major effort in the education field over the last 10 years and managed to maintain his involvement with sports projects during that time as well. He brings analytical depth to every project he is involved in, and is widely respected by clients and consultants alike.

Jeremy Fisher

Jeremy is a founder member of KSS, becoming an associate of the practice in 1993 and a director in 2000.

He has extensive experience on a broad range of commercial and high profile sports venue projects with specific responsibilities for master planning, concept and detailed design.

His experience in the sports sector has also led to his involvement in our specialist consultancy work, including planning inquiry reporting and technical design audit.

He leads his team by example, and brings an intuitive design approach to all of his projects. Within the practice he is jointly responsible for technical standards, quality assurance and mentoring.