The Sunday Times/Debrett’s: Britain’s 500 Most Influential

Alison Brooks has been named amongst Britain’s 500 most influential people of 2014 in The Sunday Times list of individuals who are deemed to “demonstrate outstanding influence, achievement and the capacity to inspire.””  The jury citation states, “Brooks is a powerful force in British architecture with her drive to produce handsome housing for ordinary people.

In the Architecture category, Alison Brooks appears alongside notable figures including Dame Zaha Hadid, Lord Richard Rogers and Sir Terry Farrell, and thinkers such as Charles Jencks, the force behind Maggie’s cancer-support centres and Victoria Thornton, the founder of Open-City.

The list includes household names such as Lord Hall, BBC director-general; Sir David Attenborough; Sir Ridley Scott; Sir Kenneth Branagh; JK Rowling; Philip Pullman; Stella McCartney; Mark Carney, Bank of England Governor; Boris Johnson; Sir James Dyson; Jamie Oliver; Steve McQueen; Lord Coe and Sir Tim Berners-Lee – the inventor of the World Wide Web.