Hamish has over 20 years’ experience in all facets of architecture including planning, design and documentation; project and construction management / supervision. He has a particular interest in the promotion of environmentally sustainable design options and decisions, including triple bottom line assessment; site assessment including local distinctiveness surveys; stakeholder liaison and inclusion; and project brief development. He has wide-ranging computer skills, including several CAD, vector and raster graphic programs, as well as MS Word, Excel, and Project.
Hamish has been the A&L PNG Resident Director based in A&L’s Port Moresby office since 2007. His role is to develop the design and professional competences of local staff to international best practice, develop a business model for A&L PNG that’s meets the needs of A&L’s PNG based clients, ensure that the PNG work complies with A&L’s QA procedures and provide mentoring to local staff. Hamish is a past president of the PNG Institute of Architects, was a member & Chair for the PNG Architects registration Board, and was the Guest Practitioner at the PNG University of Technology – School of Architectures’ 2009 Master Class. Hamish represents the PNGIA on the Building Board for Port Moresby, and is actively engaged in improving project standards to address fire safety as the density of Port Moresby increases. Hamish has also been assisting the development of a local chapter of the Project Management Institute, with a view to having the profession recognised formally in PNG.
Hamish has also completed courses on Facilitation Skills and Participatory Approaches for Working in Development Projects and Urban Development.
Hamish has also been involved in the arts in Papua New Guinea, with involvement with the Moresby Arts Theatre, a hundred year old community association in Port Moresby, including many roles on and off stage, and five years as Vice President or acting President. Since April 2016, Hamish has been the Treasurer for the MAT.
BA (Architecture) (Deakin) 1991
B.Arch (Hons) (Deakin) 1994
Australia, Papua New Guinea, East Timor