Director Profiles

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David Tooth, Managing Director MA (Cantab)Dip.Arch

David is a founding director of Gebler Tooth with over 30 years experience in the business. He has significant experience in providing design and consultancy services to the commercial and aviation industries and has provided services to airlines, handling agents and security providers as well as airport operators. David has in depth knowledge of many facets of airport development, and is cognisant of developments in operational process, and the specialist systems involved. His expertise has been instrumental in facilitating process design, product design and infrastructure projects.

David has been involved in a number of high profile and complex development projects at airports in the UK and around the world and, with his expertise, has a track record in adding value to design teams seeking to interpret clients briefs. He is a highly competent designer in his own right and able to bring operational expertise to design issues. David has also delivered high profile commercial projects, including the Football Association’s headquarters at Wembley Stadium.

David is Managing Director of Gebler Tooth and a founding Director of C-TAS and AIQ.



Sasha Gebler, Director MA (Cantab)Dip.Arch. RIBA

Sasha is a founding director and Chairman of Gebler Tooth. He has an instinct for understanding Clients’ needs and building longstanding collaborative relationships. His creativity and commercial acumen gives him the ability to deliver clear strategic development thinking, and sound business solutions. Sasha has successfully developed relationships with Clients from a wide range of diverse sectors including hospitality, film and theatre, retail, residential and commercial development.

Over the last 30 years Sasha has carried out a number of projects dealing principally with the restoration and re use of historic buildings, subsequently moving on to a variety of new build commercial projects, such as the Theo Fennell building in Chelsea, and the immensely successful Electric Cinema development in Notting Hill. Most recently, Sasha has been carrying out a number of projects for Soho House, the proprietors of The Electric, in London and around the world.

Sasha has been instrumental in assembling and carrying a number of successful developments in London, including single and multiple residential units and hospitality and entertainment buildings.

Sasha is also a founding director of Wisdom Tooth.

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Peter Fennell, Director RIBA

Peter has been with Gebler Tooth for over fifteen years, and is a major creative force within the practice. Peter has led a number of the practice’s most high profile designs from the striking wing-form stations of the Heathrow Pod showcased in the government’s ‘Innovation is Great’ campaign to the elliptical amphitheatre-inspired ‘Team GB House’ home base of the British athletes for the 2012 games.

He has won unusual planning consents for and delivered rare classic modernism in the Chelsea Conservation Area, subverted airport ‘standard design details’ into an art form incorporating hand-crafted glass iconographic fretwork, designed a 40’ carbon fibre racing trimaran and entered the 2014 Wolfson Prize.

Peter enjoys working with and leading multi-disciplinary teams. He equally loves developing refined structures with engineers, practical construction details with builders and elegant light and finish with interior designers. His collaboration with Soho House’s In-house Design on Shoreditch House was nominated by Hackney Council for the 2015 LABC Building Excellence Awards.

Associate Profiles

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Adrian Short, Associate BA (Hons)

Adrian has been part of Gebler Tooth for over 18 years, and is a designer with a passion for detail and quality. He is an excellent all-rounder with a broad range of skills, including concept and detailed design and technical review, and his experience enables him to take an informed approach to delivering projects from inception to completion. Adrian’s design approach is not dogmatic, and he is very effective at understanding and interpreting Client requirements.

Adrian’s experience with Gebler Tooth spans all sectors; he has acted as design leader for major aviation projects at Heathrow and Gatwick, commercial projects for the Football Association and other blue chip corporations, and residential developments both single and multiple.

Adrian has been an Associate for the practice since 2000.


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Ania Mrowka, Associate BA (Hons) Dip Arch

Ania joined Gebler Tooth in 2002, and was made an Associate in 2015. She is a committed and conscientious designer, who always ensures that quality of thought, design information and subsequent production is maintained throughout a project.

She has extensive experience of high value complex design projects in the commercial, hospitality, hotel and high-end residential sectors and performs the role of Lead Designer on the majority of projects. Her most recent projects include the successful delivery of a private residential country estate refurbishment, conversion and extension comprising several buildings of which three are listed, dating from the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Prior to that she led the design team for the conversion of London townhouses into a hotel, brasserie, and member’s club for Soho House’s High Road House in Chiswick.

Ania is the practices’ QA Manager.