Gill Parker has led BDG architecture + design for 17 years. In the last five years the studio has trebled in size, strengthening its position as a leading workplace creative agency whilst expanding its global presence.
Gill has worked with a world class client portfolio of projects around the globe. During her tenure BDG has won numerous industry accolades including the prestigious BCO ‘Best of the Best’ award for PwC in 2004, and most recently, 2017, two Innovation awards for Sky and WPP. In 2018, successful campaigns have resulted in BDG being named as Lego’s Global Design Team as well as work with Sky, Sony and Nike. Gill is ardent in her support of gender equality in the design industry. As a female CEO she writes and speaks about this, and her own studio has a 40:60 split in favour of women. She also believes in playing an active role in CSR and has recently served as a Director of Heart of City and Chair of Whitechapel Mission.