Luis studied Architecture in Portugal at the Escola Superior Artistica do Porto (ESAP). Luis is a chartered architect with a wealth experience in the design and delivery of large scale, international projects, having previously worked with Rafael Viñoly Architects as Project Architect on Battersea Power Station, 20 Fenchurch Street and Bahrain Bay development. Prior to this, Luis developed his career in the award-winning company Barbosa & Guimarães Arquitectos and also ran his own practice in Portugal with a focus on Residential, Retail, Commercial, Leisure, Civic and Hospitality schemes worldwide. As Design Director of Studio Seilern Architects, Luis is responsible for overseeing the design of all projects and ensuring the quality of the output. Luis has led a number of the studio’s key projects including RIBA-shortlisted Ansdell Street in Kensington.