About Us

The team behind the "The Future Workplace Event"




Alena Rogozhkina

Founder of Sonas

Behavioural Change Agency

MSc in Behavioural Science


Hatice Ozhisar

Founder of HaticeXInterior

Architectural & Interior Design Office

Phd in Architecture


Andy Gunn

Founder of Deep Fried Noir



“Human behaviour and reasons why people make (or don’t) certain decisions in their everyday lives are out of my curiosity most of the time. I really believe in people and my greatest passion is helping individuals across the world to pursue their true passions and dreams. This is the only way I believe we can improve welfare on our planet”
The most distinctive feature of HaticeXInterior is having a founder with highly educated skills, understanding, international experience and knowledge. With over ten years experience in advanced building design techniques, Hatice is well-placed to provide reliable and knowledgeable advice to clients in all aspects of  workplace and residential projects.
Andrew Gunn hosts screenings, events and workshops including a popular screenwriting lab which has been held at BBC Scotland, arts venues and film festivals. He consults on screenplays for industry professionals and emerging writers alike.

What is your mission in life?

I am keen to find innovative ways to develop local communities where people have a chance to live up their potential, have meaning in their work, and do what they love.

What is the vision behind your company?

Sonas is a behaviour change start-up specializing in workplace well-being solutions for private and public organisations. Sonas is a mission-driven business committed to measure employee well-being beyond surveys and improve the quality of working lives across the world.

Where did the idea come from for the event?

The Architecture Fringe meetup inspired me to organize the event. Hatice and I met there and teamed up together on workplace design services for organisation 'the happiness at work project.'

Working together we discovered the same level of curiosity in future a passion to discover what the future of work will bring to our lives. This is how the idea began.

Why should people come along for the event?

I personally think that people should be interested in the future workplace because we are going to spend the rest of our lives there. My intention is to make more citizens aware of current and future changes and how can they affect the way we work, our well-being and productivity. This will help people to design their own way of adoption future workplace to improve quality of life.

What is your mission in life?

I am creative, ambitious and detail oriented 'exterior' and interior designer having a lifelong learning passion with architecture.

What is the vision behind your company?

The mission of ‘HaticeXInterior’ is to provide personal attention throughout the design process, providing detailed architectural and interior design service. We want to inform, inspire and assist clients, while their workplace is transformed. This allows it to become their own unique personalised expression and for them to better enjoy that space.

Where did the idea come from for the event?

Being a World Architecture Community reporter, I have been following the Architecture Fringe and reporting their events since it was first launched in 2017. I met Ally, and we felt together a great enthusiasm to involve in Architecture Fringe as event organizer, because we both have deep experience and knowledge creating the space design and happiness in workplace.

What are your hopes for the event?

I am hoping to raise awareness for people about their workplaces. The event will enable them to think about their present work conditions and what they would like to work in the future. We also will have fun while having a  debate with the public.

Why do you think people should come along for the event?

I think people should come along to learn and think about the future while having fun and connect with like-minded people over a drink.

Why did you decide to work on the project?

I have always been interested in architecture and working on a short film for the Architecture Fringe was a great way for me to get involved in it.


Why should people come along for the event?

To see my film. 😉


What impact do you think the event can make?

Any event talking about change and inspiring thoughts is great and necessary for future progress.



We are a team of enthusiastic entrepreneurs having different backgrounds as architect, well-being expert and videographer. 



Thank you for all our volunteers- Eszter, Mark, Phoebe- for all their efforts that make this event happened.

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