Michael Cowdy

As a Director and Urbanism leader for McGregor Coxall, Michael’s passion rests in creating healthy, smart, sustainable, and vibrant places and cities.

He has extensive experience in community led regeneration projects and has delivered internationally recognised urban outcomes to a variety of iconic destinations. From city-wide frameworks in the UK, masterplans in China through to the delivery of award winning public realm in Australia, Michael has an innate ability to strategise a project, integrate stakeholder aspirations, and build lasting bonds and partnerships between disparate organisations and communities.

Through an active involvement in local design review panels, national design committees and university tutoring programmes, Michael continues to pursue a progressive, restorative and engaging outcome for place.


Michael Cowdy Urban Design Group Recognised Practitioner
Job Title
Director and Urbanism Leader

Masters of Urban Design [Distinction], Newcastle University
Urban Studies and Planning [2:1], university of Sheffield


London and South East
South West