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Earle Arney, Founder & Chief Executive

Earle Arney

Earle Arney is the Founder and CEO of AFK and he leads the London studio. Earle’s experience is truly global, having led projects in the UK, Canada, United States, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Middle East and Africa.

Earle is actively engaged in the design and delivery of all projects across the firm, mentoring design teams to ensure the continuity of AFK’s design excellence and exceptional client service. During this time he has also developed a reputation within the wider industry, respected for his business acumen, leadership and collaborative working style.

Earle has practiced as an architect for 30 years and holds a Master’s degree from Harvard University. He has lectured extensively and is a regular speaker on urbanism, placemaking, sustainability and city design. He has presented research at a number of international property conferences including MIPIM and the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats (CTBUH).

Earle is a Registered Architect and member of the British, Australian and New Zealand Institute of Architects.

For over 20 years, Earle has impressed me with his broad design abilities and strategic thought. His attention to project detail is exemplary and can be seen in the quality of his built projects. His focus on client-service is evidenced by the lasting professional relations he has built and the manner in which Earle interacts with those around him is inspiring.Paris Rutherford, Catalyst Urban Development