Hana trained in architecture before her interests led her to work in strategic planning and regeneration. Prior to forming HAT Projects she was deputy director of the regeneration consultancy General Public Agency and has worked as a freelance consultant for clients across the public, private and community sectors.

Hana has a particular commitment to public and civic projects, and synthesizing the needs and desires of clients, partners and communities into briefs that are deliverable on the ground. She has expertise in planning policy and creative public participation in urban development, and is an Enabler at The Glass-House Community Led Design. Hana's design work ranges from the hands-on building of prototype low-cost homes, cultural projects including the award-winning Jerwood Gallery, masterplans and public realm strategies.

Hana maintains a strong research base and writes for publications including Building Design magazine, Architecture Today and Icon. and was runner-up in the inaugural Architects Journal Writing Prize. Hana studied at Cambridge, London Met and the Rural Studio, Alabama. She is a Fellow of the RSA and a trustee of DanceEast and Roman River Music.