Glayne is a Chartered Architectural Technologist, Director and Shareholder for the South West Architectural and Urban Design practice known as LHC Design.
Glayne joined in 1992 as a junior architectural technologist where she completed her HNC in Building Studies whilst being mentored at work. Hard work and aptitude saw her potential recognised and in 2002 her efforts resulted in winning the business section of ‘Plymouth Women of Achievement’. This was a springboard for her career which blossomed as she moved through the promotions to eventually become to director in 2007. Finally in 2018, some 26 years after starting with the Practice, she proudly became a shareholder of the business.
Over the years Glayne has worked on many different types of projects including educational, commercial, retail, defence and more recently leads on the housing aspect of the business. She is passionate about building design and strives to realise a client’s requirements. Glayne also currently heads up the Cornwall studio based in Victoria, just outside St Austell.
In 2016 her numerous project achievements were recognised when she won The European Women in Construction & Engineering Awards ‘Best woman Architectural Technologist’ category and in 2020 was jointly awarded (with SWWIC) The Michelmores ‘John Laurence Special Contribution Award’.
Glayne has been involved with SWWIC for more years than she cares to mention and has held the Chair role for some 6 years. She truly believes that this organisation can give an excellent bed for female development within the construction industry and is happy to remain in an advisory role on the committee as SWWIC moves forward.
Outside of work, field hockey is her main passion! Having played the sport for some 35 years she now takes on a different role with umpiring (following too many injuries)!
Clearly Glayne was never going to just settle for umpiring local hockey, and she decided to see how far she could go in the world of officiating. In 2020 she gained her Level 2 status and quickly followed this up in 2021 when she achieved her Level 3 umpiring award and now officiates National League hockey travelling across the Region.