- BA (Hons), DipArch (Sheff), MA, RIBA, FRSA
- Academic appointments:
- Honorary Professor, University of Dundee School of Architecture, 2018-ongoing
- Visiting Professor, University of Sheffield School of Architecture, 2015-ongoing
- External Examiner, University of Kent, 2009-2012
- External Examiner, University of Sheffield, 2003-2005
- Member of RIBA/ARB Valuation Panel, Schools of Architecture, 1998-2000
- Part-time Senior Lecturer in Architecture, Brighton University, 1991-1999
- Part-time Lecturer in Architecture, Sheffield University, 1988–1991
- Consultancy appointments:
- Design South East, Panel Member, ongoing
- Architecture & Design Scotland, Design Forum Panel Member, ongoing
- Otterpool Park, Place Panel Member, ongoing
- Essex Quality Review, Panel Member, ongoing
- Essex Design Initiative, Member of the Design Review Panel, 2009-2012
- City of Southampton, Design Advisory Panel, 2005-2012
- East of England Housing Quality Action Group, Design Adviser, 2005-2009
Stephen is a leading UK Architect and Urban Designer with over 30 years’ experience in a wide range of sectors ranging from major visitor attractions and civil and community buildings to the design of new mixed-use neighbourhoods. He co-founded Proctor and Matthews Architects in 1988 with Andrew Matthews and together they have created an extensive portfolio of completed work.
Stephen studied at the University of Sheffield and has lectured and taught extensively in schools of architecture in both the UK and abroad. Currently he is a Visiting Professor at both Sheffield and Dundee Schools of Architecture. He is a past chair of the RIBA Housing Group and has been a member of the RIBA/ARB Validation Panel for Schools of Architecture.
Stephen has presented papers at numerous conferences and seminars focused on addressing the role urban design and architecture play in the delivery of quality housing in increased density sustainable neighbourhoods.
He is a member of the Design Review panels at A&DS (Architecture and Design Scotland), DSE (Design South East), Essex Quality Review and Otterpool Park in Kent. He is also an Academician at the Academy of Urbanism, an elected member of the Art Workers Guild and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.