The Team Behind VR-EP

David Burgher

David Burgher

Director - Founder of VREP
+44 (0) 7712 586521

Educated at Scott Sutherland School of Architecture, Aberdeen and IIT, Chicago, David joined Aitken Turnbull in a leadership role in 1999 and became Managing Director in 2001. David has led the practice in both Primary and Acute Health sectors, having experience in every department and with the majority of Health Boards. David has also developed a vast knowledge within the Private Care Sector, including Residential Care, Nursing, Dementia and Specialist Care fields throughout the United Kingdom and Channel Islands.

Kevin Gordon

Kevin Gordon

+44 (0) 7790 135111

Kevin joined the team at VREP 2018 to head up sales and marketing functions of the business utilising his vast experience gained over some 20 years in business development roles.

He has an obvious passion and infectious enthusiasm for business, in particular the important application of leading edge technology to improve the quality of life for those living with dementia and delivering this through an empathy based approach.


Katherine McKinley

Social Media and Marketing Executive

Katherine joined the team at VREP in 2021 after graduating with a design degree from The University of Edinburgh. With a clear passion for design and digital media, she has gained expertise in design fundamentals, producing engaging marketing content for the company. Combined with the knowledge gained through her previous role as team secretary for the NHS Mental Health Older People team, Katherine has a keen interest in using her design expertise as a tool to create positive change.


Aitken Turnbull

Aitken Turnbull Architects originated in the Scottish Borders in 1887 and is now the largest professional architectural practice in the South of Scotland. The practice services clients across the UK and further afield, from offices in Galashiels, Edinburgh and Dumfries.

Aitken Turnbull have a proven track record in health, specialist health, specialist education and research projects and have worked with ten of the fourteen health boards in Scotland. In addition, the practice is retained as sole architects for Macmillan Cancer throughout Scotland and Northern Ireland.

The practice designed New Struan, an independent residential and day school that is recognised as the most advanced centre in the world for the education of children with autism spectrum disorder.