Effective February 1st 2016 Carina Harney-Rogerson will be taking the helm of OBM International’s 12 person Architectural Design office in Antigua. Carina will be supported by Mitch Stuart as Senior Designer and Narisa Francis, Office Manager.
Brian D’Ornellas has stepped down from his role in the day to day running of the local office in order to take on an executive role with Elite Island Resorts. Brian will continue to work with OBMI, providing support for OBMI’s business development efforts in the region.
Commenting on the announcement Tim Peck, OBMI’s Chairman said “Brian D’Ornellas has been the key factor in OBMI’s incredible journey in Antigua and Barbuda over the last 28 years and we’re thrilled for him to be starting this new chapter in continuing to champion development in the region. We are equally delighted that Carina Harney-Rogerson, another born and raised Antiguan, will be leading the company into the next generation of design and client service”.
Carina studied Architecture at University of Miami and joined OBM Antigua in 1996, taking over managing director responsibilities for the office in 2006. Whilst at OBMI she has worked on many signature projects including Carlisle Bay, Pearns Point residences, ADOMS Building, ABI Financial Centre and numerous wonderful Caribbean residences.
About OBM International
OBMI is a global leader in architectural design with an experienced team of professionals who are passionate about the creation of successful places. At OBMI we believe that architectural design and planning is a privilege and an opportunity for greatness. We enter every project with a great respect for its site, understanding that only with the utmost sensitivity to its natural environment, culture and history will a site become a place with a story and a soul. Celebrating 80 years of passion for our profession, we serve our worldwide clients through five Centres of Excellence, each specializing in strategic business sectors: Destination Creation, Urban Lifestyle, Island Living, Inside Design and Green Matters. OBMI’s mission is to meet every new challenge with OBMI’s founding ideals – helping our clients fulfill their dreams while reaching their financial goals.