Directors

Chris Sharpe

BArch DipArch, Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow

Chris designed the CityCAD and Streetscape Pro applications and leads the urban design software and consultancy business of HCL.

Over the last 14 years, Chris has worked as a software consultant, urban masterplanner and design consultant for several major public, private and third sector organizations in the UK and overseas.

His experience includes the masterplan design of major urban extensions, new towns and retail-led masterplans, as well as public design policy documentation, conservation studies, street design and transport planning projects.

Svet Pelipenko

MMath, University of Oxford
MSc, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Svet is Technical Director and co-founder of HCL, and leads the implementation of technical projects.

He is highly experienced in project management, planning and client support operations, having guided the development of CityCAD from conception in 2003 to commercial launch in 2008.

Svet has a background in applied mathematics, mathematical modelling and scientific programming, and has over 14 years experience of applying his knowledge to practical commercial and research projects in a diverse range of fields.

Since early 2003 he has also been continuously engaged as a scientific consultant with Schlumberger - a leading multinational oilfield services firm. His models and software are now in field use throughout the world helping to simulate multiple aspects of well construction.