Our team: To best suit the challenges we are facing in our work, MLA+ works with a multidisciplinary and international team. This allows us to combine local knowledge with international experience.

For each project, a team is put together individually to maximise experience, skills and expertise we can use for high quality outcomes.

Reza
Al Kaabi

Architect

Markus
Appenzeller

Managing Director

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Dipl. Ing.
Registered Architect in the Netherlands

Expert in large scale urban and architectural projects in an international context. Inspirational and creative mind with an eye on implementation of concepts in different cultural environments.

ma@mlaplus.com

T. +31 643 361 457

Frank
Bakker

Operations Manager

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MBA, BA

Broad international experience, within and beyond the sector. Facilitates goals and ambitions by deploying resources in the most productive way. Coordinates international business from Rotterdam.

frank.bakker@mlaplus.com

Ildar
Biganyanov

Urban Designer

Bas
de Boer

Senior Architect

Pinar
Bozoglan

Architect

Ruizhi
Cao

Associate Director China

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M.Sc.
Registered Architect in the Netherlands

Experienced architect that works in between urbanism and details, with a worldly mindset rooted in Chinese upbringing.

ruizhi.cao@mlaplus.com

Olga
Chulkova

Architect

Chunyang
Chang

Architect

Ruixin
Chen

Architect

Thomas
Cotton

Architect

Emanuel
Dad Khan

Architect

Ivana
Damjanovic

Senior Architect

Saskia
Derksen

Management Assistant

Evert
Dorresteijn

Associate Director

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Ir. 
Registered Architect in the Netherlands

Experienced architect with extensive international experience and a keen interest in realizing complex projects in different cultures and countries. Strong team player and connector with a knack for organization.

evert.dorresteijn@mlaplus.com

Tina
El Chaer

Junior Urban Designer

Emma
Elston

Architect

Livio
Ercoli

Chief Architect

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MSc. Arch.Ing.
Registered Architect

Head of projects with an eyes on the big picture and small details.

livio.ercoli@mlaplus.com

Sara
Gallego Gonzales

Architect

Olaf
Gerson

Associate Director

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Ir. 
Registered Architect in the Netherlands

Experienced architect with extensive international experience and a keen interest in realizing complex projects in different cultures and countries. Strong team player and connector with a knack for organization. Generalist, experienced in all scales & phases, from concept to completion.

olaf.gerson@mlaplus.com

Andrei
Golovin

Planning Expert Russia

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Strong integrator of urban and regulation knowledge. Land-use and urban planner.  Responsible for integrating planning solutions and specific knowledge of Russian governmental context at municipal and regional levels.

andrei.golovin@mlaplus.com

Yana
Golubeva

Director Russia

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MSc Urban Design
M.Arch. Dip Arch.

Strategic thinker and urban planner.  Responsible for integrating office international experience and specific knowledge of Russian context. Head of our St. Petersburg and Moscow offices.

yana.goubeva@mlaplus.com
T. +7 921 770 2671

Xun
Huang

Associate Director China

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Ir. MSc.
Registered Architect in the Netherlands

More than ten years of rich experience of working in China and abroad. Committed to using European innovative and advanced design concepts in the implementation of projects in China.  Believes that the rationality and creativity of the West, together with sensibility and flexibility of China will create a unique design spark.

xun.huang@mlaplus.com
T. +86 136 711 399 09

Kexin
Huang

Urban Designer

Ally
Unha Hyun

Senior Architect

Robert
Kaim

Facility Management Support

Aleksei
Kanin

Architect

Tamara
Khaburzaniya

Junior Architect

Anna
Khodyreva

Architect

Andrew
Kitching

Architect

Jochem
Kolthof

Project Manager
BIM Manager

Emiel
Koole

Associate

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Ir. MSc.
Registered Architect in the Netherlands

Integral designer that comfortably moves between the fields of landscape, architecture and the city. International knowledge of construction methodology and high quality building envelopes.

emiel.koole@mlaplus.com

Viktor
Korotych

Urban Planner

Joost
Kok

Associate Director

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Ir. MSc.
Registered Architect in the Netherlands

to follow

joost.kok@mlaplus.com

Lubov
Krutenko

Urban Designer

Richard
Lavington

Director

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B.Sc. B.Arch.
Chartered RIBA member

Highly respected expert on regeneration, mixed-use neighbourhood development and housing. Founding partner of Maccreanor Lavington Architects in 1992. Leader of our London Office.

richard.lavington@mlaplus.com

Chi-Chuh
Lee

Junior Urban Designer

Gerard
Maccreanor

Director

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B.Sc. B.Arch.
Chartered RIBA member

Sought after partner for the development of mixed-use neighbourhoods and ensembles. Skilled advisor and director for complex regeneration and construction challenges. Successful and award winning office leader since 25 years.

gerard.maccreanor@mlaplus.com

Gavriil
Malyshev

Urban Analytic

Olga
Marelja

Urban Designer

Christoph
Michael

Director Germany

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Dipl.Ing.
Registered Architect in Germany

Internationally experienced and passionate architect with a strong focus on residential and cultural projects. Very empathic to clients’ demands. Fascinated by Berlin and its development.

christoph.michael@mlaplus.com

Leonid
Mikishev

Associate Director Russia

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B.Sc. B.Arch.
Chartered RIBA member

to follow

leonid.mikishev@mlaplus.com

Beth Mogey

Intern

Maximilian
Müller

Director Germany

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Dipl. Ing.
Registered Architect in Germany

Architect and urban designer with a broad European background having worked with companies in Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands. Focus on housing and urban development in complex inner-city situations.

maximilian.muller@mlaplus.com

Yaroslava
Nesterenko

Urban Designer

Andreea
Nitu

Junior Architect

Evgenia
Pavlenko

Junior Architect

Ismael
Planelles Naya

Senior Architect

Natasha
Pirogova

Junior Architect

Martin
Probst

Associate Director

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MSc. Dipl. Ing.
Chartered RIBA member

Strong integrator of urban and architectural knowledge. Successful leader of redevelopment projects in Europe and internationally. Collaborative and open mindset key to solving complex challenges.

martin.probst@mlaplus.com

Jack
Rankin

Intern

Azraa
Rawoot

Junior Urban Designer

Hani
Salih

Intern

Rafael
Saraiva

Director Brazil

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MSc. 
Registered Architect in Brazil

Skilled designer and knowledgeable networker with European and South American roots. Exceptional understanding of client and customer needs. Managing director in Rio de Janeiro.

rafael.saraiva@mlaplus.com
T +55 (21) 3042 5524

Mikhail
Shvartsman

Junior Architect

Ana
Skachokova

Architect

Thomas
Smit

Junior Architect

Brechtje
Spreeuwers

Business Development
Public Relations

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M. Sc., M.A.
Registered Architect in the Netherlands

Architect and sinologist with a thorough knowledge of business and people in China and the Netherlands. Highly skilled in bringing the right people together for projects to become exceptional.

brechtje.spreeuwers@mlaplus.com
T +55 (21) 3042 5524

Chris
Steenhuis

Urban Designer

Mikhail
Stepura

Senior Urban Planner

John
Steventon

Associate

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MA(hons) dipArch
Chartered RIBA member

Experienced Architect & designer with 20 years’ experience in high-profile residential, commercial and museum buildings from concept to construction. Currently specializing in large-scale mixed-use developments in London and Moscow.

john.steventon@mlaplus.com

Aleksei
Strekalov

Senior Architect

Xiaolu
Sun

Junior Urban Designer

Li Tang

Office Manager

Igor
Tarnovskiy

Urban Designer

Luisa
Torres Queiros

Architect

Daniil
Veretennikov

Urban Planner

Oksana
Veselkova

Urban Designer

Dia
Vollebregt

Associate Director Operations

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Creates room for people to work under the best possible conditions.

dia.vollebregt@mlaplus.com

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Creates room for people to work under the best possible conditions.

dia.vollebregt@mlaplus.com

Toby
Ware

Associate

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Dr. Roland
Winkler

Director China

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MA, PhD in Sinology

Experienced integrator between Europe and China in the areas of urban development and architectural design. Strong focus on sustainability.

roland.winkler@mlaplus.com

Sarah
Wolff

Associate

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Dipl. Ing. MSc 
Registered Architect in the Netherlands

Integral designer that comfortably moves between the fields of landscape, architecture and the city. International knowledge of construction methodology and high quality building envelopes.

sarah.wolff@mlaplus.com
T +55 (21) 3042 5524

Ruojing
Wu

Urban Designer

Shaoning
Wu

Junior Urban Designer

Jun
Yang

Junior Architect

Wenchi
Yang

Urban Designer

Robert
Younger

Junior Urban Designer

Yi
Yu

Urban Designer

Wing
Yung

Architect

Danyar
Yusupov

Senior Urban Designer

Mateusz
Zielinski

Junior Architect

Lizzy
van Zon

Junior Architect