The Manchester studio of architects AHR has promoted Imran Kassim, Robert Hopkins and Daniel Lesser to regional director from associate director.
Geoff Goodman and Chris Potter have been promoted to associate director from associate.
All work on projects across the North West region and internationally from AHR's Manchester office.
Kassim, Hopkins and Potter are all members of AHR's education team. Together, they have designed and delivered a large number of schools and higher education projects across the UK, the Middle East and Far East, ranging from £5m to £50m and including some of the largest group schools projects in the UK, most recently as part of the £120m North East Priority Schools programme for Miller Construction.
Lesser and Goodman work across AHR's commercial, residential and civic sectors. Daniel's key projects include Greater Manchester Division Police Headquarters and the recently completed Blackpool Council Head Office. Geoff is heading up AHR's work on the Beswick Community Hub, including the Manchester Institute of Health and Performance.
Brian Johnson, chairman of AHR, said: "These senior promotions recognise the contribution that Imran, Robert, Daniel, Geoff and Chris have made to AHR in recent years. As regional and associate directors, they will play a key role in strengthening our breadth of expertise in all key sectors across the North West, the UK, and internationally and will help to ensure that we continue to deliver projects to the high standards of design and quality that our clients expect from us."