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Experienced leaders recognised with new positions

Architectus is recognising a new group of leaders from within the practice – the first to step into the newly-created role of Associate Principal.

The Associate Principal title acknowledges senior staff who have made significant contributions to their sectors, to the practice, and to the design profession generally. A bridge between Senior Associate and Principal, this new position broadens career and progression opportunities within the practice.

CEO Ray Brown said: “The impact of our new Associate Principals on high-profile, complex projects – while successfully engaging with a range of clients, partners, and other stakeholders – is something we’re proud to acknowledge today. They’ve proven their ability to skillfully balance these demands while achieving exceptional design outcomes.

“All strong performers and great collaborators, our new Associate Principals have deep sector, technical and/or design expertise that has created incredible value for our clients.”

The new Associate Principals are:

Diana Rosenthal, Adelaide
Key sector: Interiors (Education)

Eric Lee, Sydney
Key sector: Education, Public

Gary Henighen, Sydney
Key sector: Residential

Mary Papaioannou, Melbourne
Key sector: Urban Futures

Michele McSharry, Sydney
Key sector: Urban Futures

Olaf Detering, Melbourne
Key sector: Transport

Paulo Sampaio, Melbourne
Key sector: Education


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