Rosie Jones

Rosie Jones

MEng CEng MIMechE


Rosie Jones received a first class MEng Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London, with her Master’s year spent at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Whilst at University, she was sponsored by the Ford Motor Company and received manufacturing, R&D and sales work experience. After graduating in 2002, Rosie joined Max Fordham LLP where she became a valued member of Mark Skelly’s team, and in 2006 was promoted to partner. Rosie left Max Fordham LLP in April 2007 to work for a charitable organisation in Guatemala, building basic concrete block and tin houses for low-income communities. She began employment with Skelly & Couch in December 2007 as a project engineer.

In 2008, Rosie won the Royal Academy of Engineering George McFarlane Award for demonstrating excellence in the early stages of her career.

Projects at Skelly & Couch include two primary schools for Havering Council, a new building for Westminster Under School, the 2014 RIBA London Award-winning Arts Centre at the Lady Eleanor Holles School, an extensive refurbishment of Richmond Adult Community College which created a new studio theatre, and the performing arts school at The Perse, Cambridge. Rosie also worked on the award-winning residential project at Fitzroy Park, Hampstead Heath, the redevelopment of the iconic Modernist St Peter’s RC Seminary in Cardross, the RHS Wisley infrastructure master plan and refurbishment, the acclaimed new Bridge Theatre at Tower Bridge and the spectacular new home for the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, on a site behind the Stirling Prize-winning Peckham Library in south London.

Rosie is presently working on the new Hilltop Building at RHS Garden Wisley, Surrey, a new sports and science building for Brighton College, the refurbishment of the Hall for Cornwall theatre, the introduction of studio spaces to the Centre for Life in Newcastle and the major refurbishment of Rhodes house in Oxford.