We combine expertise across disciplines, locations, and sectors.

We have developed a very close team with a variety of experiences across the Architectural practice. With a wide variety of experiences and skills, we are sure to have the right skill for your project. When we assign a member of staff to a project, it is theirs to own & work on a day to day basis.

Mark Taylor

Managing Director

Mark has been with Cumming and Co since its inception 17 years ago. He has many years working in the industry and leads the team promoting the values that Cumming and Co are known for. Mark’s primary task is to meet with clients to ensure that the client’s expectations are met in many ways and that their experience with Cumming and Co is a great one.

Nicola Forsyth


Nicola is a very strong and focused Architect who accepts nothing but the best in terms of commitment and drive. Nicola began her career at C&C as a part 1 student and has shown exceptional leadership skills in driving and promoting the practice. As the lead Architect in the office, Nicola has developed experience in dealing with projects large and small and has many repeat clients in her portfolio of work.

Paul McGregor

Technical Manager

Paul has a great understanding of the construction industry and is seen as a leader in the field of new and innovative design and build systems and materials. A good solid all round technician who can turn his hand to any problem large or small. Paul works incredibly well in a design team and has established a great working relationship with other consultants across the construction industry.

Daria Belkouri


Daria is a top design Architect who has great design, conceptual and awareness skills. She has an understanding of client requirements and is passionate about how the final project will look. A valued member of our team, Daria was our part 1 student and is working her way to developing her career as an Architect with us.

Graeme Hogg

BIM Manager

Graeme is passionate about BIM and the implementation of it on projects. He promotes the implementation of good solid design with an understanding of projects large and small. As a CIAT member Graeme posseses all the skills you would expect of someone in his position. He also lectures part time at RGU and is keen to encourage students to develop their BIM skills at an early stage.

Hazel Birse


Hazel joined our team recently and has shown what an exceptional character she is. She has a great understanding of good quality design while proving a great understanding of client requirements. A great visual presenter, Hazel can turn an idea into reality efficiently and effectively for many sizes and styles of projects.

David MacDonald

Senior Technician

David is recognised for his technical and site skills. He has many year’s experience and is a great teacher to our younger members of staff with the knowledge he has and shares. His ability to run and co-ordinate projects is second to none.

Fiona Martin


Fiona is a hugely valuable member of the team and strives to provide perfection in everything she does. Very conciencious and proud of what she produces she will develop into a good all round Architect in the future. Currently working on one of the largest projects in the office, she has shown great maturity in taking on the challenges presented to her and has developed a great team working relationship with client and contractor alike.

Stuart McKenzie


Stuart is the newest member of our team and is an experienced all round Architect. Having worked on larger scale commercial projects through to smaller scale domestic projects, Stuarts brings in a further level of expertise to our Architectural team. Stuart is currently working on an office fit out project, a smaller scale commercial development and we are looking to have him working on Moxy projects going forward to expand his expertise.

Brendan To

Architectural Technician

Brendan shows great willingness to learn and has fitted into our team having had experience in a larger practice. BIM skills and technical knowledge are a strong point of Brendan’s and his willingness to learn is second to none. Currently studying for his Chartership, Brendan plans to be CIAT registered within a year.

Courtney Gauld

Architectural Technologist

Courtney is a young and enthusiastic Architectural technologist who is a great addition to our design team. Keen and willing to take on any challenge she is also BIM and REVIT proficient and has developed a good understanding of the construction industry.

Meghan Rassmusen

Part 1 Architectural Student

Meghan is starting out her career with her first placement at Cumming and Co. Meghan is showing great aptitude in working as part of the team and contributes a young and enthusiastic approach to work that is required in our practice.

Maxine Smith

Office manager

Maxine runs the office efficiently while with a degree of “fun”. She has been with us over 10 years and takes the strain out of running the practice efficiently by providing backup and direction.