As the creative powerhouse behind Lateral Design Studio’s innovative repatriation of art with utility, John has always been innately drawn to the construction industry. Upon leaving his homeland in the Republic of Ireland, John set out to seek his fortune in London. There, he spent a few years advancing his knowledge of building and construction before establishing Ormond Construction Ltd in 1989, quickly winning an award from the Royal Institute of British Architects.
A diverse career spanning recruitment, banking & construction makes Anne perfect for her role as director. She has held a number of roles at Lateral Design Studio as it has grown and developed. She's currently responsible for all the day to day financial needs and office management. With the company growing from strength to strength, it is a very exciting time as Anne is becoming more involved with the design and manufacture of our products.
Carl’s wide and varied career in construction as a Quantity Surveyor has spanned more than 25 years working on some of the world’s most prestigious projects from airports to hotels and apartments to hospitals. Having worked alongside John Harte as a Managing Quantity Surveyor for Ormond Construction in 2007, and forming a friendship and working partnership, Carl is now reunited as part of the Lateral Design Studio team.
Teresa is proficient in all aspects of office-based organisation, accounts and administration. She brings an abundance of all-round accounts experience having worked with some leading and prestigious companies during her career. She is a key team member helping to ensure the smooth running of the office and its procedures on a daily basis. As a keen team player she is consistently effective in contributing to all aspects of the daily running of the office constantly providing a dependable work ethic.
Having established a long-running career, spanning more than two decades, within the web and media development industry, Steven joined the Lateral Design team to bring his years of experience to helping further develop our various websites and other online/print media work. From the redevelopment of our existing Lateral Design website to the creation of our brand new Iron Age site Steven has helped bring a fresh, modern and exciting element to our media-based output.
A key element that allows Lateral Design Studio to turn its clients’ briefs into reality is the in-house experience of product engineer, Mirza. Graduating with a masters in mechanical engineering, he previously worked in a secondary school teaching engineering. Since joining Lateral in 2013, he has ensured our clients receive professional drawings and specification assistance for every project. He helps provide detailed schematics and drawings that are utilised in the manufacturing & assembly of products.