David Lambert

Director EMI UK
EMI United Kingdom
Joined EMI: January 2017
Birthplace: Leicester, UK

Professional Training & Experience

  • BA (Hons) 1979 & Dip Arch 1982 Portsmouth School of Architecture, Certified ARCUK/RIBA 1984
  • Professional practice - Saunders Architects 1982-2013, Competed projects included leisure centres, churches, schools and medical centres
  • Bournemouth “Architect of the Year” award 1989
  • Senior Partner - Saunders Architects 1989-2013
  • Long term volunteer with EMI Uganda 2014-15 working on Hospital and School projects in Uganda and Burundi with African and American interns.

Ministry Experience

  • Children and youth work 
  • Church leader (elder) 1983-2013
  • Leading worship, preaching and teaching.
  • Marriage preparation and the privilege of marrying a number of young couples.


Dave came from a strong Christian family with parents who allowed him to make his own decision but were supportive and encouraging. Dave and Jaz married in 1980 and have three daughters and two grandchildren.