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Senior Associate

David Holden


Bachelor of Arts in Architecture (Hons),
University of Portsmouth School of Architecture

Diploma in Architecture (Distinction),
University of Portsmouth School of Architecture


A capable leader, David has managed multi-disciplinary design teams and consultant coordination on major projects from early design development to D&C tender to final handover. Throughout each project’s life, he works openly and effectively with clients to deliver on their brief. David has broad international experience which includes working with Transport for London, Crossrail, London Underground, Qatar Rail, Hong Kong Road and Traffic Authority, aswell as SRLA, VIC DOT, TfNSW, Sydney Metro, Queensland Rail and Sydney Airport domestically.

David believes good design is the product of a well-coordinated building and a sound rationale. As well as a keen interest in complex infrastructure with multiple stakeholder interfaces.

David understands the importance of incorporating stakeholder requirements and has recently led the Station Interchange Works package working directly with SRLA and VIC DOT. David has also undertaken several large tenders on infrastructure projects and has a comprehensive understanding of essential requirements such as efficiency and cost.