Chris Johnson, RIBA, ARB

Regional Managing Principal

Innovation, exploration and passion drive Chris to push boundaries, both with clients and with design teams. As Managing Principal and Creative Director for Gensler’s Middle East Region, Chris combines his international business insight with exceptional design talent. An award-winning architect, he is the creative force behind a number of our firm’s landmark architectural and planning projects. Chris has served on the Gensler Board of Directors and currently serves on the Management Committee as a Global Design Leader. A frequent speaker at forums and conferences, Chris also participates on design awards juries worldwide. He holds a B.A. (Hons) in Architecture and a Diploma in Architecture from Birmingham School of Architecture, U.K.


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