Marcus Gregory Ormerod
Originally working in industry as an RICS-accredited Chartered Surveyor, Marcus moved into academia in 1991 and, alongside Rita Newton, founded SURFACE in 1995. A skilled teacher of both the principles and techniques of access auditing, he has been a registered Access Consultant since 1999 and sits on the Advisory Panel for the National Register of Access Consultants (NRAC). He has worked to champion change at national and international levels, sitting on the British Standards Committee on Accessible Housing and the Department for Trade & Industry's Global Watch Mission on Intelligent Housing, as well as working closely with the Access Association. He is part of the international group of Universal Design Educators.