Hugh Simpson appointed as new ARB Chief Executive


The Architects Registration Board has appointed Hugh Simpson as its new Chief Executive. Hugh will join ARB as CEO designate on 10 December, taking over full powers of the Chief Executive and Registrar from 4 January 2021.

The appointment comes as ARB is focused on the regulatory changes demanded by the UK’s exit from the EU, the development of new guidance on fire and life safety, tackling the climate emergency and a comprehensive study of the competences which will be required of architects in the future.