Gizem Okten

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Gizem Okten Principal Acoustic Consultant

Having originally completed a bachelor’s degree in architecture, Gizem has specialised in architectural acoustics for the past 7 years. She completed her PhD in architectural acoustics at London South Bank University, specialising in optimising practice room acoustics for opera singers. This included a three-year collaborative project with the opera department at the Royal Academy of Music.

Gizem has been working in acoustics for over seven years, joining Hydrock’s London office in 2021. She has experience across multiple sectors, providing acoustic design services for education and healthcare facilities, residential and commercial developments and retail and performance spaces, as well as infrastructure projects.

Gizem’s experience includes delivery of a full range of acoustic design advice to comply with BREEAM certification for new and refurbished developments, especially for residential and education buildings. She is also highly competent in 3D architectural and acoustic modelling.

Gizem is a Member of the Institute of Acoustics (MIOA).