Sandra Woodall is a FRIBA Design Principal at tangramMENA, Founder of tangramTERRA, and the RIBA MENA Region Ambassador for sustainability. She is a passionate environmentalist, architect, urbanist, researcher, lecturer, and mentor, who has lived and worked in the UAE for over 25 years. She is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), and the Academy of Urbanism (AoU). And is an award-winning designer who leads tangram’s MENA region studio who were recognised as the “2019 MENA Architecture Firm of the Year” by the Middle East Economic Digest (MEED), who have received accolades including six international sustainable design awards for five different projects in four years. Sandra is the RIBA Regional Ambassador for Sustainability, promoting and developing UK design and management skills across the MENA region, and is the UAE country representative on the RIBA Gulf Chapter Committee.