Our People

Andy Clifton
Andy Clifton

Managing Director

Andy has over 40 years of architectural experience since entering the industry in 1974; after rising through the ranks and taking on managerial positions he eventually began a personal practice in 2006, later becoming C+A Design in 2009. His achievements have been attained through hard dedication and a positive work philosophy which he applied to his partnerships with clients and colleagues to deliver high quality services and programming. When Andy isn’t propping up the bar in his local he is either walking his dog Jasper with wife Sue or standing on the terraces at Hillsborough.

Adam Slade
Adam Slade

Director • BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology

Company co-founder, Adam qualified with a First in Architectural Technology from Sheffield Hallam University. He is vastly experienced in the retail design sector, as well as in commercial and residential sectors, and has delivered numerous petrol filling stations throughout the UK for ASDA Stores Ltd and other clients. Adam is married with two children and when he’s not running around after his sons he can either be found walking in the peaks or supporting his childhood team, Oxford United.

Matthew Jones
Matthew Jones

Chartered Architect-Associate • BA (Hons), M.Arch, ADPPA, RIBA and ARB

Matthew trained at the University of Sheffield and has since worked within a number of practices and sectors including masterplanning, housing, retail, public buildings and rail before joining C+A Design in 2012. In his spare time, he works on the development of his house, spends time with his local church or continues expanding his interest in African architecture which developed while studying at university.

John Menendez
John Menendez

Architectural Technologist • BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology

After qualifying from Sheffield Hallam University, John joined C+A Design in 2015 as part of our growing team. He grew up in Bilbao and is fluent in Basque, Spanish and English; he is also a keen footballer and cyclist.

Dale Jackson
Dale Jackson

Architectural Assistant (Part 2) • BA (Hons). Dip Arch.

Joshua Fanthome
Joshua Fanthome

Architectural Engineer • BEng (Hons) Architectural Engineering

Josh graduated from the University of Leeds in 2014 and gained over 4 years of experience as a structural engineer and BIM technician in London. He has worked on a wide variety of residential, educational, commercial and retail projects. Josh has volunteered in Guatemala for the past few years for a charity and can speak some Spanish. He enjoys playing tennis and doing Crossfit as often as possible.

Josh Nalus
Josh Nalus

Architectural Technologist • BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology

Joshua has just come back into the industry after working for his local church. He graduated from Sheffield Hallam University and was eager to get back into the profession. Joshua was born and raised in the Philippines and moved to the UK in 2006, where his interest of architecture had significantly increased. His joy for cars as well as playing basketball and his recent attraction of mountain biking has developed a love for the outdoors.

Ethan Dunbobbin
Ethan Dunbobbin

Architectural Assistant

Ethan recently joined C+A design as part of his placement year where he is studying Architectural Technology at Sheffield Hallam. Ethan is a keen badminton player and has been part of the Sheffield Hallam team for the last two years enjoying success in their league. When not playing badminton you can find him on his local golf course enjoying the walks and scenic views.