Sector Leader Public
Dr Stephen Long
BArch (Hons I), PhD,
University of Queensland
Stephen is an experienced architect who specialises in the design and documentation of major public buildings. As Sector Leader Public, Stephen’s portfolio encompasses projects across culture, justice, and sports. He was part of the design leadership on the award winning $1.8 billion Sunshine Coast University Hospital and the award-winning Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law.
Under his leadership the sector won the Powerhouse Ultimo Renewal design competition in December 2022, and recently completed the Sydney Modern Project AGNSW, The National Herbarium of NSW, The Eromanga Natural History Museum, the Papua New Guinea National Museum and Art Gallery, Werribee Police Station and projects for Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Court Services Victoria and Justice NSW.
Skilled in client and user group communication and collaboration, team leadership, and complex services coordination, Stephen has consistently managed teams to produce high quality work within project timeframes.
Stephen’s PhD and postdoctoral studies explored Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage and relationships to place. He has undertaken extensive fieldwork with remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities throughout Australia. Stephen has also worked alongside anthropological teams to document oral histories and places.