Alex Ely founded Mæ in 2001. He has led the practice in establishing an international reputation for innovation and excellence. Alex balances working for architecture and civil society advising government and its agencies on the built environment. He has been responsible for award winning schemes from masterplans to cultural buildings, housing to health care as well as for the Mayor of London’s Housing Design Guide and numerous best practice publications for CABE
Alex is a Mayor's Design Advocate, CABE Built Environment Expert, a member of the GLA’s and LLDC’s Review Panels and the RIBA's Housing Policy Group. He is a frequent public speaker at national and international urban and design forums.