Opportunities and threats of investing in Africa
Major Projects Director at Instinct
Development for Impact: A use case from a metropolitan city near Cape Town
Leszek is the Major Projects director and co-founder of INSTINCT, an international architectural practice and interdisciplinary design agency with satellites in Cape Town and Brussels. Leszek is a recognised expert in the design and planning of complex infrastructure and architectural projects, with a focus on mixed-use transit-oriented developments and intermodal transport interchanges.
Prior to founding INSTINCT he was a Partner of Ove Arup & Partners in London responsible for the infrastructure, transport and architecture division. His portfolio includes the concept design for a new International Station development at St. Pancras in London and the interdisciplinary design and implementation of the new Channel Tunnel Rail Link Stations at Stratford International and Ebbsfleet International in London, including the co-ordination of the masterplan and regeneration opportunities.
30 years of experience have been honed through the leadership of over 100 projects in 20 countries. His range and depth of projects cover the full breadth, from feasibility through to implementation. He is often called upon to provide strategic advice on the viability and development of transit-oriented developments globally, in particular in evolving and dynamic city economies.