Lalji Vekaria – BSc (arch)., Dip.(arch)., RIBA, MaPS, FRSPH, FRSA
Architect by qualification, is the founder Director of Saloria. In 1988 he set up the company as Saloria Drawing Services and in 1997 it was incorporated as Saloria Architects Ltd. In that time the Company grew from 2 full time staff to 22 full time staff and is still going strong with 8 staff. He has managed a wide variety of complex major civil engineering and building projects, involving IT infrastructures and has operated in senior management capacity in both contracting and consultant organisations. His experience includes projects both in the United Kingdom and overseas.
As an Architect and Project Manager Lalji has been responsible for managing the successful completion of £multi-million developments demanding a broad technical understanding of all engineering and design detail associated with complex projects. He has held the overall responsibility for time, cost, quality and safety. His ability to anticipate and resolve potential problems through flexibility of management has been highly valued by many organisations.