Ricardo Baptista

AKT II Limited, Design Director | London, United Kingdom


Ricardo Baptista is a design director at AKT II, joining in 2005 after completing a Master’s at Imperial College London. He oversees design and technical matters of projects within different teams, allowing him to infuse each with his design-led approach, with an emphasis on creativity.

Ricardo’s broad range of experience includes tall buildings such as One Park Drive, Highpoint and One Nine Elms, all in London, as well as the Central Bank of Iraq in Baghdad. Prior to joining AKT II, he also worked in his native Portugal, specialising in large, bespoke long-span structures such as sports stadia and airports.


Annual Conference, Presenter (Middle East 2018)