Architectural Association School of Architecture


The Architectural Association (AA) is home to the oldest, most vibrant and innovative school of architecture in the UK taking over 750 graduate and undergraduate students per year. The AA were seeking new Trustees with a leadership background in higher education or experience of holding senior roles in other sectors.

Through Nurole they identified David Gibson (former Group General Council of Rexam PLC) and Nick Viner (Boston Consulting Group).

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David Gibson

Group General Counsel & Company Secretary, Rexam PLC

(Successful candidate)
"Nurole has great potential to develop further as a very viable alternative to traditional headhunting, given its ability to deliver greater visibility over current executive and non-executive opportunities. I am delighted to have recently joined the Trustee Council of the Architectural Association and hugely appreciative of Nurole making me aware of this opportunity."

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Nick Viner

Senior Vice President & Director, The Boston Consulting Group

(Successful candidate)
"I am delighted to be joining the board of the Architectural Association. Nurole is a focused and efficient way of finding out about and pursuing interesting and relevant opportunities"

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Nicholas Eldred

Head of Legal, Architectural Association School of Architecture

"The shortlist generated by Nurole for our recent Trustee search was impressive. We were pleased to have been able to appoint two outstanding candidates from that list to the board of the Architectural Association. I have used Nurole as a candidate myself and find the platform both intuitive and easy to use. Recommended."


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