Alex Naraian PPCIAT MCIAT
Chartered Architectural Technologies
Past President, Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists
Alex started his career in the late 1980s studying at Southampton Institute of Higher Education (now Solent University).
He is a specialist in:
- Interior architecture
- Technical design and delivery
- Project management and contract administration
- Client liaison/representation
With expertise in the following sectors:
- Developer housing and apartments
- Super prime residential
- Country houses
- Conservation and listed buildings
He also possesses wider knowledge and expertise in the design and delivery of:
- Boutique hotels
- Care homes
- Offices and retail
A leader in delivering complex projects to exacting standards, Alex's expertise lies in classical, traditional and interior architecture, though he is also versatile to embrace modernism.
Committed to gender balance, equality and inclusivity, he is an ambassador in the construction industry.
Alex served as the Institute of Architectural Technologists 28th President from November 2017 to November 2019. Previously he has served as Councillor and Chairman for the South-East Region of CIAT and was instrumental in developing its first and subsequent five-year strategic plans, embedding a business-minded approach into the future of the Institute. Alex has also sat on various advisory panels across architecture, engineering, contracting and housebuilding.
An Honorary Fellow of Solent University, Alex has sat on various CIAT accreditation panels for universities offering honours degree programmes and continues to judge various industry related awards.
Alex continues to speak publicly on a variety of industry related subjects in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. As an author, his articles continue to be published in various publications.
A keen cyclist and supporter of local community projects, Alex carried out various cycles for both recreation and to raise awareness and much needed funding for charities. As part of his charitable and community interests, he has also designed various community structures.