James Elliott

BA (Hons) Director

After graduating, James worked for international practices Skidmore Owings & Merrill and Swanke Hayden Connell, where he gained a structured and professional background in design and architecture before working for boutique studios designing projects for large retail chains, the residential sector and leisure schemes including the refurbishment of Cunard’s QEII ocean liner.

James joined tp bennett as a Director in 2006 and has gone on to deliver over 4 million sq ft of commercial and corporate fit-out & refurbishment projects in the UK and abroad and was responsible for establishing tp bennett’s Russian office in Moscow.

His varied experience enables him to interpret and develop briefs that are creative and tailored to clients’ specific requirements and this understanding has resulted in a number of repeat commissions. James has also contributed to the best practice guide for the BCO’s  Fit-out hand book.

Recent clients and projects include Merrill Lynch’s Financial Centre, Allen & Overy at Bishop Sq, The Bank of America in Canary Wharf, Imperial & Commercial Bank of China in the City of London and London Bridge Estates.  Internationally he has delivered AIG FP’s offices in Paris and London and fit-outs for BNP Paribas, Pfizer and VTB in Federation Tower Moscow.