BOSTON—Yanel de Angel, the visionary architect behind the global design movement ResilientSEE, has been named Managing Director of Perkins&Will’s Boston studio. De Angel represents a new generation of leadership for the studio, and her appointment reflects its natural evolution. She succeeds Robert Brown, who will continue his role as the corporate and commercial practice leader.
“This transition represents an opportunity to take the studio that propelled my professional evolution and supported my growth to the next level,” says de Angel. “I am deeply honored. I look forward to nurturing our talent and serving our clients locally and globally.”
De Angel and Brown have worked closely over the past year to ensure a seamless transition that prioritizes continuity of service to clients.
“It has been a privilege to lead the Boston studio for the last decade,” says Brown, who also remains an active member of the firm’s Board of Directors. “But I am also a firm believer in the renewed energy that a new leader can bring. I have utmost confidence in Yanel’s ability to steer the studio into the future. Together, we’re committed to a smooth transition focused on exceptional client service, design excellence, and a vibrant studio culture.”