Brad Walker has a BA (Honours) in Architecture from Thames Polytechnic and a Diploma (with Honours and Commendation) from North London Polytechnic. He won the Crown Berger Prize for Architecture in his final year of studies in 1989 - a prestigious national award for students of architecture who are chosen to represent their respective architectural schools. The prize was a master class in Venice with well known architectural historian Lord Norwich, who also presented the award. After a period of working at celebrated London practice Penoyre and Prasad, he began working in Swaziland in 1993, forming MW Architects in 1995 and Brad Walker Architects in 1999. He is a Registered Architect with the South African Council of Architects (PR Reg 6760), recently having achieved approval of professional re- registration through the Councils five year cycle, Continuous Professional Development programme. He served for three years as Secretary of the Swaziland Association of Architects Engineers and Surveyors, assisting with the development of Swaziland’s Professional Registration Act. He now serves on the interim committee for the introduction of Swaziland’s Sectional Titles Act.
Besides the principal architect, the firm employs three technicians, Banele Mdluli, Phesheya Mabuza and Tevin Shongwe. It also employs three supporting staff, Office Manager - Liz Walker, Secretary - Makhosazana Sibandze and Messenger - Doreen Matsenjwa.