Neil Serridge, associate director in Benoy’s Dubai studio has been elected RIBA Vice Chair for the RIBA Gulf Chapter. The role will see him co-ordinating RIBA’s presence at leading events in the Middle East region, including Cityscape, Dubai Design Week, and Design Middle East’s Design Forum.

The primary purpose of the role is to promote RIBA within the Middle East and highlight the added value RIBA charted practices bring in terms of design excellence across the construction industry.