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Fran Carey:

Research and Bid Coordinator

BA (Hons), MA

Fran joined Proctor and Matthews in 2021 to oversee practice bids and competition entries. She works closely with senior members of the team to develop the strategic direction of bid submissions, coordinate teams, and produce bespoke written responses. Fran is also responsible for leading research projects within the studio, assisting project teams at early stages and developing the practices’ internal Quality Management systems.

Fran studied History at Newcastle University and went on to undertake a Master’s degree in Cross Cultural Communication & International Marketing. She subsequently gained experience at Newcastle based Gradon Architecture overseeing the studio’s marketing strategy and Aura North East, a building consultancy providing a range of construction services where she focussed on procurement and business development securing a number of national construction frameworks.

Outside of work, Fran enjoys playing netball for a local team and exploring her new city since moving to London.