Yasmin Shariff is an award-winning architect and director of Dennis Sharp Architects. She has worked on significant regeneration schemes including the Listed Buildings at Ascot Racecourse. Yasmin has led research projects on well-being and climate change with RIBA/EU funding. This research underpins her design work especially in relation to regeneration projects, housing, education and heritage buildings. She has worked in higher education as Senior Lecture at the University of Westminster. Yasmin was the first architect to be appointed to an RDA and served as a non-executive board member East of England Development Agency championing several regeneration and public projects.