Our Team

Ben Vickery

Ben Vickery has thirty-five years’ experience in the design of sports and entertainment venues, permanent and temporary, for a wide variety of sports and events in many countries. He has led the design of successful venues, large and small, including national stadiums and Olympics. He is a co-author of ‘Stadia’, a design guide for sports venues, and is on the committee for EN13200, the European standard for sport facilities.

Paul Hyett

Paul Hyett has fifteen years’ experience of the design of sports and entertainment projects in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Australia and China where he has worked on new buildings and technical reviews of existing and proposed venues. Paul is an experienced forensics architect reporting on building failures, he is also an experienced conference chair and speaker, and past president of the RIBA.

Jamie Hay

Jamie Hay has worked on a series of prominent sports venues including the London Olympic Stadium, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, the Royal Dublin Society Arena and the Curragh Racecourse. His expertise includes masterplanning, urban design, technical reviews, brief writing, and design of permanent and temporary venues. Jamie is founder of Walker Hay Architects.

Jacob Steele

Jacob’s design approach is influenced by his diverse experiences working with international practices in Holland, in specialist sports architecture and with a local London authority delivering public service and community projects. Alongside his work with Vickery Hyett Jacob is a member of Walker Hay Architects.