Mr Pryke joins BAM from Capita Symonds where he was an architecture board member and oversaw the work of 275 staff in ten UK studios.
Before he joined Capita Symonds, Mr Pryke was a director at John McAslan & Partners. He qualified an architect in 1989 and spent the first 10 years of his career with James Stirling, Michael Wilford & Associates.
BAM Construct UK chief executive Graham Cash said: “Andrew’s task, working with his fellow directors, will be to develop and implement future strategies for BAM Design, identifying new business opportunities, and leading further progress on technological innovation. Andrew will take over the responsibility for developing expertise in BIM.”
Mr Pryke said: “I will be exploring new opportunities to apply BAM’s expertise. There is a very exciting technological agenda to move forwards and we will continue to pioneer the application of Building Information Modelling (BIM).”
Recent projects of BAM Design, which is based in St. Albans, include the redevelopment of Kings Cross and an innovative suite of academies in Medway, Kent.