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As a fully qualified, registered architect I have gained extensive proven experience in practice operations, project management and design leadership of significant projects throughout different parts of the World.


I have knowledge of operating sole businesses to ownership of multiple international design studios in Asia, PRC, the Middle East and Australia, working through the inherent business cycles of our property industry and creating sustainable operations.

I have developed a skillset of establishing and understanding the dynamics of overseas branch offices and the business goals of the organization, developing client management and team building culture, to setting the vision and guiding principles of singular or multiple projects.

I work foremost as a leader in design architecture, project development and studio management and have the capacity to direct all project disciplines to ensure that every aspect of the project/business achieves its design goals/brief and client investment objectives.


I am highly motivated, a self-sufficient leader with extensive business knowledge, strong and clear design capabilities and wide ranging international travel/operation experience and working knowledge of many different cultures.

As an experienced individual working in the property industry for over 30 years I have acquired a number of skills and attributes, these could be listed as:


Management Skills:
I can work with existing group ownership structure or can establish the direction, policy and leadership of the firm.

Responsible for the overall quality of the design work produced by the group, the profitability of the project and the business or sector.

Can provide a leadership style to multiple project directors, associates and team members managing projects in several states / regions from concept planning phase through design development and construction.

Bottom-lined, hard-driving, bright business professional who is candid, perceptive, innovative and takes initiative.  
Completely dedicated to the success of the business, to the teams members and to the creation of supportive business environment, culture and values.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including: ability to articulate ideas, both verbally and in writing; personable and outgoing in work relationships, both externally and internally; has been seen as being highly precise, detailed and self organised.
Can demonstrate a strong negotiating personality, combined with the sensitivity.

Develops and nurtures client relationships; helps to develop strategies to meet and exceed clients’ needs and expectations.

Markets to new and existing clients.

Knowledge and understanding of relevant regional and international practise standards and codes.

Ability to develop and understand business plans, fee forecasts, profit and loss accounts with business support staff. Applying risk management processes and reviews when necessary and a knowledge of what it takes to run a design business.


Project Skills:

I have acquired a strong portfolio of international, national and regional work and have developed a creative design skill and architectural knowledge in the development of conceptual drawings and architectural proposals.
Active leadership style, with a consenses building style.

Knowledge of environmental design matters.

I am able to lead and contributing to design reviews and project evaluation meetings. Together with oversees group work plans, monitoring work flow and developing policies, reports.

Reviews client /architect agreements, prepares project fee proposals and risk assessments. Undertakes/seek/monitor/review sub consultants fees and programs.
Able to function in conjunction with other professionals in order to develop an entire project from initial concept to completion.
Possesses personal qualities of design creativity, independence and initiative, and most importantly, high levels of ethical and moral integrity.

Can coordinate, structure and document all project-related agreements and documents.

Attends/leads key client and project meetings and undertakes presentations.

Can undertake and perform annual staff performance reviews.

Special Expertise                            

Strong design, strategic operations, interpersonal skills, communication and technical experience gained in the areas of design, construction, project management, and client relations.

Director/Studio Leader with International Award results, design and execution.

Wide experience in varied project types, master-planning, high rise towers, hospitality, dense urban ‘cities’, resorts, residential projects, commercial and iconic mixed-use towers, business parks, interiors, sport venues, mixed use retail and educational institutions.

Experience in the UK, PR China, Vietnam, Indonesia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Australia.

Design Portfolio:

A visual portfolio describing the wide-ranging types of projects that I have been involved with is available through the following website.


Website Portfolio:

Social Media:

LinkedIn Page:


NSW Architects Registration                     6599
QLD Architects Registration                      4114
UK Architects Registration                        49500 J
Hull University, UK - Diploma in Architecture (Distinction)

Certificate in Architectural Practice

Professional Affiliation

APEC Registered Architect                       No. 00003
Royal Australian Institute of Architects

NSW, Queensland and UK Registered Architect 

Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) member


2017 Indonesia Property Award – Best Luxury Hotel Award for Six Senses Resort, Uluwatu, Bali.

2017 Indonesia Property Award – Best Retail Development for PIK Mall 2, Jakarta.                               

2016 Indonesia Property Award - Best Architectural Retail Design for PIK Mall 2.

2015 Asia Pacific Property Award – Highly Commended Award for Public Services Architecture, Indonesia - Bank Mandiri Learning Facility, Medan

2015 Asia Pacific Property Awards – Five Star Award – Best New Commercial High Rise Architecture, Indonesia - Alfa Headquarters, Jakarta

2014 Asia Pacific Property Award – Best Retail Architecture  - The Park Solo Baru, Solo

2013, 2014 and 2015 - BCI Asia Awards – Top 10 Architects Award Indonesia

2012 Asia Property -Bloomberg Television / Google Award – Highly Commended Mixed Use Retail / Residential Development, Yingkou, PRC

2011 Arabian Properties -Bloomberg Television / Google Award – Highly Commended Residential Apartment Award, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2010 Arabian Properties - Bloomberg Television / Google Award – Best New Commercial Tower Award, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2007 NSW Urban Taskforce – Development Excellence Award for Retail Developments – Batemans Bay Retail Centre

2004 Commendation, NSW Urban Taskforce Development Excellence Awards for Commercial Development – Space 207

2004 NSW Property Council/Rider Hunt Award Certificate of Commendation – Space 207 – Commercial Property

2003 COLORBOND® Metallic Steel Creative Design (Stage One Winner)

1988 RIBA Tri-Annual "40 under 40" UK Young Architects of the Future Exhibition

1991 Commendation - Perth Foreshore Urban Design Competition

Hull School of Architecture, Part 1& 2

Student Prizes and RIBA Award for Best Student




Design Director - Gensler, Shanghai, PRC.

Director / Part Owner – Special Projects Division of PTI Architects, Jakarta, Indonesia.

June 2012 – August 2018


In mid 2012 I, as one of the five owners of the international Australian company PTW Architects, was acquired by Chinese investors who wished to enter the Australian market and at that point I saw the opportunity to establish a new design company in the growing SE Asia market, particularly in Indonesia.

A location where I am able to leverage off my skills in delivering international design quality by providing these and my management skills based locally to the Jakarta based firm.

I entered into a 30/70% shareholder arrangement with a local architect and over the past five years in Indonesia my new ‘Special Projects’ company have completed many hospitality, master-plans, commercial and mixed use projects both in Indonesia, China and more recently in Laos.


During this short time here I have had to establish business contacts, deliver projects, learnt a further new culture, its business practices and regulations and a new language.

Projects Experience during this time includes:


EX Super High Rise Commercial Tower, 92 storeys, Jakarta (Design Leader -Concept)

ALFA Group Headquarters, Twin Towers (2 x 30 storeys), 120,000m2, Tangerang. (Design Leader Concept to Construction Stage), Completion due12/ 2017.

FABS Headquarters, Kemang – Boutique office 4,150m2, Design Leader – Concept / SD - ongoing)

Khong Guan Headquarters, 18,000m2, 24 storeys, Kebon Sirih (Design Leader – Concept / SD - ongoing)

Total Headquarters, Binatro, 30,000m2 GFA, 20 storeys, (Concept Architect).

FP Kuningan, Jakarta 30,000m2 GFA, 30 storeys, (Concept Architect).

Hero Office Tower, Jakarta 56,000m2 GFA , 28 storeys, (Design Leader Concept to Schematic Design)

Panin Bank Headquarters & Residential Towers, Binatro, 165,000m2, 40 storeys, GFA (Design Leader Concept Architect).

Lamicitra Headquarters, 20,000m2, Surabaya, (Concept Architect)

Duta Anggada City Towers 2x60 storeys, 120,000m2 GFA, Jakarta (Concept Architect)

Ciputra Kemayoran Twin Towers, 93,000m2 GFA,30+ 40 storeys, Jakarta  (Design Leader - Concept)

Casablanca Towers, Jakarta, 120,000m2 GFA , 40+60 Storeys, (Concept Leader)


Wanda Chongqing – Waterfont Hospitality Masterplan, PRC (Ongoing).

Transit Adjacent Development (TAD) Mixed Use Masterplan, Cawang Station, Jakarta  (Design Leader – Concept - ongoing)

Light Rail TAD Mixed Use Masterplan, Bekasi, Indonesia 823,000m2 GFA, 30-40 Stories, (Design Leader Concept -ongoing)

Ciputat -Intiland Mid Rise Residential Masterplan, Jakarta  (Design Leader - Concept)

Daan Margot- Keppel Land Residential Masterplan, 223,000m2 GFA / 30 storeys x 7 towers, (Design Leader – Concept)

Lippo Kemayoran, Jakarta 1.1M m2 GFA/18 towers, 30/40/60 storeys, Mixed Use Development- Residential, Hospitality, Education, Retail, Commercial and Medical (Design Leader - Concept)

Da’an Margot, West Jakarta for China Harbour, High Rise Residential Masterplan 30 storeys x 20 towers, 823,000m2 GFA (Design Leader - Concept)

Astra Developments – Four Site Study, Jakarta, Mixed Use Developments, varied GFA (Design Leader - Concept)


Six Senses 6* Villas and Eco Hotel, Ulawatu Bali, (Concept – Under construction)

Double Tree by Hilton, Laos,18,000m2 GFA, 160 keys (Design Leader Concept – ongoing)

Double Tree by Hilton, Lembang 160 keys (Design Leader Concept – ongoing)

Wanda Realm Hot Spring Resort Hotel, Chongqing, PRC, 300 key Five Star Hotel, 43,000m2 GFA (Design Leader Concept – SD ongoing)

Wanda Realm Resort, Jinan, PRC, Five Star Hotel, 250 key Five Star Hotel, 30,000m2 GFA (Design Leader Concept – ongoing)

Wanda Convention Centre, Chongqing, PRC Wanda, (Design Leader Concept to DD – ongoing)

Kuningan Towers - Hotel and Serviced Apartments, Jakarta 180 keys, 30 storeys, (Design Leader Concept – ongoing)

Crowne Plaza, Jakarta, Facade and Public Area Refurbishment (Concept – ongoing)

Marriot Hotel, PIK, Jakarta 30,000m2 GFA, 30 Storey (Design Leader Concept)

Banjarmasin Hotel, 4-star Hotel, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, GFA 65,000 m2, 24 storeys, (Concept)

PT Asia, BSD, Jakarta Four Star Hotel 20,000m2 GFA, 30 Storey, (Design Leader Concept – ongoing)

Palembang City Hotel, Indonesia, 30,000m2 GFA, 40 storey tower, (Design Leader Concept to Schematic Design)



De Mansions Hospitality/ Commercial/ Residential Towers, Jakarta 203,000m2 GFA, 6 x 34 storey towers, Crown Group Australia (Design Leader – Concept to Schematic Design - ongoing)

Tanjungan Mixed Use Office, Residential and Retail Development, Surabaya, Indonesia, 4 x 50 storey towers, 260,000m2 GFA, (Design Leader Concept –ongoing)

Sunburst BSD, Jakarta Mixed Use Hotel/Apartment Towers 40,000m2 GFA, 2 x 30 Storey, (Design Leader Concept – ongoing)

Commercial/ Residential Towers, Jakarta 120,000m2 GFA (Design Leader – Schematic Design Stage)

The Linq, Residential & Retail Towers, Kemayaran, Jakarta, 120,000m2 GFA, 4 towrs x 35 storeys, (Concept  - under-construction)

ADR - Commercial HQ, Hotel and Residential Development, Jakarta 120,000m2 GFA, 4 x 30 Storey (Design Leader Concept - ongoing)

Lebak Bulis Mixed Use Towers, Jakarta 123,000m2 GFA (Concept)

Lippo Kemayoran, Jakarta 1.1M m2 GFA/18 towers, 30/40/60 storeys, Mixed Use Development- Residential, Hospitality, Education, Retail, Commercial and Medical (Design Leader - Concept)

Pluit City (4A/C) Mixed Use Towers, 186,000m2 GFA, 2x40+60 Storey, (Design Leader - Concept)

Sunggai Duta Atas, Jakarta Commercial Mixed Use Super High Rise Towers + Transport Interchange 365,000m2 GFA, 2 x 80 Storey, (Design Leader - Concept)

Metro PIK Mall/ Residential Tower Development, Jakarta 225,00m2 GFA, 4x 30 storey, (Design Leader - Concept)

Commercial/Residential Towers, Jakarta 85,000m2 GFA (Design Leader)



Sungai Tower – Single 70 storey Residential Tower, 56,000m2 GFA, Jakarta (Design Leader Concept - ongoing)

45 Antasari – Twin 40 storey Residential Towers, & supporting retail, Jakarta, 98,000m2 GFA  (Design Leader Concept to Construction /ongoing)

Synthesis Residential Tower, Jakarta, 30,000m2 GFA / 30 storey (Design Leader – Concept to DD)

PIK Multi Tower Residential Development, Agung Sedayu, Jakarta 450,000m2 GFA, 8 x 40 storey towers, (Design Leader - Concept)


Palembang City Mall and Hotel/Office, Indonesia, 120,000m2 GFA 2 x 40 storeys towers, (Design Leader Concept to Schematic Design)

Interior Retail Design, The Park Solo, Indonesia (Design Leader to Construction Stage)


National School for Matana (Private), Jakarta (Design Leader Masterpplan and Concept to DD ongoing)

University Business Learning Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia 40,000m2 GFA (Design Leader - Concept)

Sampoerna University – Standard Planning Campus, Indonesia (Design - Concept)

Sampoerna Palembang Academy and Engineering School (Design -Concept)

Bank Mandiri Training Facility, Medan (Design Leader to Construction Stage)




Director / Shareholder Owner – PTW Architects, Sydney, Australia.

1998 – June 2012

Over the many years spent working with PTW Architects I had the opportunity to work up from a newly arrived junior architect from the UK to an owner of this international acclaimed design office.

At its peak in 2008 we had over 200 staff and 8 offices, including Vietnam, Abu Dhabi, China and Australia.

As Shareholder (1 of 5) I was responsible for an architectural design studio operating both in Sydney and in establishing and running the Abu Dhabi branch office, including securing projects, delivering revenue, P&L reporting, securing staff, premises, licenses etc.

As the Design Leader for the Sydney and UAE Studios I set the guiding project visions, undertook physical projects and Board of Director roles.

My remit also included the PTW Architects Interior Design sector and management of our general practise wide marketing department.


During this time I worked, lived, designed and delivered many projects in: UAE, Saudi, Oman, India, Australia, Indonesia, and China.

My partners and I sold the entire business in mid 2012 after which I moved my design skills to Indonesia to establish a new enterprise in the growing South East Asia market.

Projects Experience during this time includes:



Mixed Use Residential Towers and Retail Shopping Mall Yingkou, PR China 850,000m2 GFA (Design Leader Concept to Construction Stage)



Al Reem Island Masterplan, Abu Dhabi (Design Leader - Concept)

The Arabian Legend, Mixed Use Development Masterplan, Competition, UAE – Royal House (Design Leader - Concept)

Corniche $1b AUD Urban Mixed Use Development, Abu Dhabi, for Sorouh (Concept Architect to Construction)

Waterfront Leisure / Hospitality – Corniche Zone 3 Phased Hospitality Masterplan, Doha (Design Leader - Concept)

Urban Rezoning Masterplan, Rosebery, Australia – Aristocrat

Mixed Use Riverside Masterplan
Shanghai, PRC – Hutchinson Wapoa (Concept)

Waterfront Mixed Use Masterplan
Qingdao, PRC – Hutchinson Wapoa, (Concept)

Kunming Lakeside Garden Residential Masterplan
Kunming, PRC (Design Leader Concept to Residential Tower Built Stage).

Mixed Use – Mid Rise Residential Development, West Ryde, Australia – CRI (Concept Architect to DA)


Mingara, Leisure & Aquatic Centre, Tumbi Umbi, (Leisure Club of the Year 1998) (Design Leader to Construction Stage)


Floating Tourist Island Outlets, Jeddah Saudi Arabia, (Concept)

Batemans Bay, Australia – Stockland 20,000m2 GFA (Design Leader to Construction Stage).

Refurbished Shopping Centre at Bateau Bay and Sylvania Waters, NSW (Design Leader to Construction Stage)

259 George Street, Sydney Retail Podium (Design Leader to Construction Stage)

Lifestyle Retail Mall, Vincentia, NSW (Concept).


Peninsula Hotel Project – 140 keys Luxury Five Star Hotel, East Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia – HKSH Group (Design Leader to Construction Stage)

Sharaf Hotel, 240 keys, 40-storey Serviced Apartment / Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE (Concept)

Fuji Resort Masterplan (Concept)


ADIC Commercial HQ Tower, Abu Dhabi, 25,000m2 GFA, 28 storey, (Design Leader to Construction Stage)

Hyundai Motors Australian Headquarters, Ryde, Australia 20,000m2 GFA (Design Leader to Construction Stage)

Space 207’ Commercial Office Building St Leonards, Australia – Charter Hall 18,000m2 GFA (Design Leader Concept to Construction Stage)

Bondi Office Building, Sydney 10,000m2 (Design Leader to Construction Stage)

Darling Walk Office Development, Sydney, Australia 60,000m2 GFA (Design Leader for PPP)

259 George Street Office Refurbishment, Sydney, Australia (Design Leader to Construction Stage)

World Development Tower, Fujian, China 55,000m2 GFA, 40 storey (Design Leader to DD Stage)

Proposed Technology Building, Ryde, NSW 18,000m2 GFA (Concept Architect)


Sharaf SA 25 Furnished Apartment Tower, Abu Dhabi, 22,000m2 GFA, 240 units , 30 storey, (Design Leader – Schematic Design Stage)

Residential Tower Development, Burj, Dubai, UAE – Emaar Properties (Various sites, 18-30 storey- Concept Architect)

Aged Care Residential Units Batemans Bay, Australia – IRT (Design Leader to Construction Stage)

Lavender Street Residential Tower Milsons Point, Australia – Barana Group (Concept)

Bennelong, Residential Development + Retail + Urban Design East Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia – HK Shanghai Hotel Group 200 units (Design Leader to Construction Stage)

Social Housing NSW Government, Sydney (Design Leader to Construction Stage)


Library & Academic Boarding School, Kincoppal, Sydney (Concept - Built)



Australian experience gained in other architects’ offices (1993-1998) includes:

Architect - Philip Cox Architects, Sydney, Australia.

Associate - Woods Bagot Architects, Sydney, Australia.

Projects covered a variety of sectors including commercial, hospitality, mixed use developments, retail, industrial, leisure centres, casinos, business parks, masterplans and national and international design competitions.

UK Project Experience (1983-1992) includes:

Senior Associate - Building Design Partnership, London, UK

Architect - Nicholas Grimshaw and Partners. London, UK.


Morgan Guaranty Trust, European Office HQ, London. 60,000m2 GFA (Design Leader Concept to Construction Stage)

Paddington Basin Office Development, London, 80,000m2 GFA (Concept)

Plessey Silicon Chip - Class 1 Semi-Conductors Manufacturing Facility and Laboratory, Plymouth 40,000m2 GFA (Design Leader to Construction Stage).

Ice Skating Rink, Oxford  (Built).

Residential developments.

Business Parks and Masterplanning.


I have had the great opportunity to work with some wonderful talented people at some fine architectural companies over the course of many years and these relationships have created lasting impressions and their permissions and contributions are greatly acknowledged.

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