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Beatrice Fraenkel

Beatrice is an industrial designer and ergonomist with more than 25 years’ experience in regeneration, working in the private and public sector using design as a means of improving land values, economic return and improved quality of life.

She is a member of the Government High Street Task Force, and Chair Mersey Care NHS FT, a large Mental Health and Community Trust in the north west.

She was the City of Liverpool Design Champion for a decade; Chair of the NW Regeneration Partnership ‘Renew NW’ and involved in the design commissioning process of the award winning Grosvenor L1 redevelopment of Liverpool City Centre.

Beatrice is expert at helping clients determine design briefs which deliver design quality, drive down costs and add land/rental value, all based on understanding and delivering to user needs and requirements. She is accustomed to working with a range of complex stakeholders with different accountabilities (including local communities; local and national government; private clients and architects) to achieve beneficial and cost-effective results for everyone.

She is currently working with stakeholders in helping to develop and deliver design approaches which will deliver spaces and environments that support mental and physical wellbeing. She chairs a NHS Design Board and is a NHS Design Champion. Beatrice is a member of the NW RIBA design review panel ‘Places Matter’ an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Beatrice chairs the Stewardship Committee

Beatrice Fraenkel