Adam PetersenRegional Principal, Delivery
Adam manages multi-million dollar projects, successfully coordinating trades and maintaining costs while developing positive and proactive relationships. Adam excels as a Regional Delivery Principal and team leader through his proficiency in contract negotiations, estimations, building codes and material procurement. Adam oversees site management from project initiation through certificate of occupancy with an eye towards efficient planning, budget analysis and quality control.
Aimee CollinsPrincipal, Design
For over 15 years, Seattle-based Aimee has practiced as an interior designer and planner for corporate, hospitality, residential and retail spaces. With health and wellness playing an ever-increasingly important role in the workplace, Aimee aspires to create spaces that draw upon nature and feel like a breath of fresh air.
Albert De PlazaolaGlobal Principal, Strategy
Based in San Francisco, Albert is a strategy consultant with extensive experience in people-centered design and change strategies for private and public institutions. By leveraging design thinking and a user-centric approach, he moves beyond the typical motivations to explore how meaningful change can occur to foster greater organizational responsiveness, adaptability and innovation.
Aldo ZoliPrincipal, Strategy
Residing in Paris, Aldo works across the Europe region as well as global projects. Aldo works for organisations in the process of changing their business. As organisations progress through change it is essential to understand how people work, how space can serve business objectives, and respond to organisational evolution.
Ali Reza, IIDAPrincipal, Strategic Accounts
Ali brings a wealth of knowledge and a fresh perspective to our San Francisco Studio. He has over 20 years of design and construction experience with an expertise in commercial and residential real estate. Working with clients from the start of the project, Ali aligns their desires and business goals in order to build a thriving environment. Ali continues to implement his creativity and innovation adding to our unique methodology.
Amandine TatonSenior Designer
Having worked on prestigious projects at a national and international level, Amandine confidently manages all project components including briefing, client liaison, design development, and presentations. Amandine is also involved in contract documentation ensuring the brief and design are delivered with a high level of quality and attention to detail.
Results driven and resourceful, Andrew strategically guides our New Zealand presence from his home base of Auckland. He has the ability to develop and strengthen management teams and draws on strong leadership skills and a broad knowledge of the industry to achieve results for Unispace clients. Andrew is passionate about aligning client business objectives with design and technology to achieve successful, project outcomes.
Andrew SinclairChief Operating Officer
Based in Sydney, Andrew leads our Corporate Services disciplines which encompasses our People & Culture, Marketing & Communications, IT, Risk, and Health, Safety & Environment teams, where he promotes a culture of continuous business improvement. Andrew is results driven with more than 25 years of international and domestic experience working across various industries, including CFO and senior finance roles, commercial leadership and business transformation of large global organisations.
Anthony HazellGlobal Director, Strategic Clients
As Global Director, Strategic Clients Anthony brings his expertise to the strategic development of international accounts. In his role, Anthony works with key clients to deliver quality solutions - with a results-driven focus. As one of our founding Directors, Anthony utilises his over 15 years of design and construction industry experience to motivate Unispace project teams and goes above and beyond to ensure client satisfaction.
Barry AndersonRegional Principal, Delivery
Barry has worked in the workplace architecture and construction industry for 30 years, and as Regional Principal he is responsible for the delivery of all projects within Europe. Close coordination is required between all parties to ensure successful delivery, and Barry takes an active role in all projects, encouraging open and collaborative communication. He is passionate about delivery, has a keen eye for detail and is insistent that every project is delivered to the highest possible standard.
Benji TisoPrincipal, Client Relations
Heading up our studio in Zurich, Benji enthusiastically leads and motivates a highly qualified team and is responsible for generating, developing and supervising projects. With over 15 years of successful experience in project management and client relations, Benji as Principal for Client Relations, has the ability to quickly identify client needs, both in day to day and complex situations, and provide solutions.
Bill FrielSenior Associate, Client Relations
A national leader in construction management, Bill has over 30 years of experience guiding projects from initial financing to project closeout, while constantly value engineering along the way. A strong advocate for the Unispace Methodology since its inception, Bill leverages his vast network of connections to create projects which meet client deadlines and budgets across the Americas.
Bob ChaseManaging Director, The Americas
Bob leads the West Region of the Americas which includes studios in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle. After 25 years as an accomplished consultant services vice-president and eBay General Manager, Bob brings a fresh perspective to our industry and operations to help Unispace continue on its fast-paced growth trajectory.
Brendan JoycePrincipal, Client Relations
As a strong and engaging leader with over 22 years experience in the design and construction industry, Brendan uses his wealth of project experience to continually guide the Client Relations Asia Pacific team to new successes. His hands-on site management experience provides a unique advantage when assisting with project delivery.
Bruce RailtonSenior Associate, Client Relations
Bruce is a talented collaborator, bringing together teams to successfully represent and meet client goals and objectives. With his focus on delivering satisfaction, he works to facilitate a path for project completion that leverages the Unispace methodology to deliver on-time and on-budget. Bruce's commitment to client service regularly earns satisfied project owners and long-lasting relationships.
Cara Ambrosino-StricklingPrincipal, Design
Cara's well-rounded retail design projects can be found across the globe, including South Korea, Qatar, Dubai, Brazil, and the US. She enjoys the concept phase of the design progress and loves seeing a project come to life through a strong story line. Her retail, commercial, and residential experience is a valuable asset that brings depth to Unispace's portfolio.
Charles HalesGlobal CEO & Managing Director, APAC
A strong, dynamic leader and one of Unispace’s founding Directors, Charles leads our Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong presence as well as our global operations. Over the years he has gathered wide-ranging knowledge of design and construction, allowing him to skillfully guide our project teams, clients and collaborators.
Charlotte ThwaitesProject Manager - FF&E
With a background in Interior Architecture, Charlotte has practiced in both Australia and Scotland bringing over six years’ experience to our methodology. Passionate about the design and lifecycle of furniture, Charlotte guides our clients to identify smarter furniture solutions for their individual needs in collaboration with our design and delivery team.
Damian Besculides, AIAPrincipal, Client Relations
Damian is experienced in all aspects of project management including design, development and implementation. He manages multiple project teams, develops client budgets, issues national on-call contracts and coordinates with internal and external business leaders. He is committed to the execution that creates and implements real estate business strategies including lease execution and renewals, location expansion, contraction and relocation planning.
Dan CallegariPrincipal, Design
Dan is a skilled leader who delivers creative excellence while maintaining a focus on wider project objectives and managing the team. He creates unique, compelling and innovative solutions for his clients by approaching problems with a thoughtful and open approach. Through his broad exposure across the creative industry, Dan is able to reference and apply learnings to projects in order to deliver via efficient processes and lead the team towards a quality end result.
Daniel GrinterPrincipal, Design
Christchurch-based Daniel has over 10 years international experience from commercial, residential and tertiary projects, through to workplace design. He believes great architecture is the result of a collaborative design process that considers what has gone before and imagines what the future may bring.
David BurkePrincipal, Delivery
A seasoned architectural technologist and project manager, David, Principal Delivery, based in our Sydney studio brings over 17 years of experience to the team. His architectural background and project management experience has ensured David‚ impeccable record of successfully delivered projects on time and to budget.
David MutchPrincipal, Strategy
As Principal, Strategy based in Sydney, David leads the strategy discipline across Australia. With over 20 years’ in-depth knowledge and experience in workplace transformation he brings substantial international experience in workplace transformation. Recognised as a global thought leader in agile/activity-based working environments he has an inquisitive yet scientific approach to innovation
David ScaliPrincipal, Design - Technical Specialist
David is an experienced technical manager with overall responsibility for leading the technical design at Unispace in EMEA. With over 20 years of experience working in architecture and interiors, David has delivered projects globally from minor refurbishments to major projects up to millions of pounds in value. He is fluent in Italian and English and has a keen eye for detail.
Dean RikanovicRegional Principal, Design (Switzerland)
With highly developed conceptual design skills and 15 years professional experience, Dean is an innovative designer with a passion for high-end design. He has practiced across Australia and internationally, working on a number of award-winning projects. Currently based in Zurich, Dean has also worked on numerous large workplaces, including ANZ Centre Docklands, Wooside in Perth, and a large campus development in Switzerland.
Douglas Taylor-SaundersSenior Associate, Client Relations
Douglas is Senior Associate, Client Relations based in our London studio. A level headed, motivational team member, he is skilled in understanding and communicating the needs of each project he works on. Douglas is committed and able to provide superior solutions, supporting and getting the very best from his team. His aptitude for identifying and resolving problems and for balancing cost and programme pressures ensures successful and timely delivery.
Elena CaregnatoPrincipal, Design
Elena is responsible for coordinating the design team, programming client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development and management schedules. Elena works with the client to select interior finishes, furniture and equipment, providing design solutions and alternatives.
Enza ParrellaPrincipal, Design
With over two decades of experience designing workplaces, Enza leads Unispace‚ design team across the Midwest. Her award-winning work for national and global clients in finance, professional services, legal and lifestyle bring together strategic planning and a collaborative approach to ensure successful outcomes. Enza believes that today‚ offices should be about the people in them, and that their talent dictates the environment.
Erik LobergPrincipal, Delivery
Erik successfully stears the life cycle of projects from initiation through move in. He manages the delivery team to ensure efficient and flawless execution of each project. Erik excels as a Delivery Principal through his proficiency in contract negotiations, estimations, building codes and material procurement.
Erin CrillySenior Associate, Strategy
Erin is an energetic, talented strategy leader whose experience spans industry and project types. Her decade-spanning history within the design industry allows her a keen eye to the seamless integration of Strategy-Design-Delivery inherent in the Unispace methodology. Today, Erin serves as a strategy engagement leader across North America, predominantly for our global bio/life-science customers. Data visualization tools integrated with building information modeling (BIM) software allow Erin to develop and present detailed, cohesive strategy solutions that provide holistic answers to client needs and future planning.
Gareth HalesGlobal CEO
Taking the global helm of Unispace since our inception, Gareth leads through strength of character and a visionary plan for growth, culture, client service and the community. His 20 plus years in the design and construction industry have imparted a knowledge base empowering him to advise regional leadership and the global executive team.
Glenn ChellbergPrincipal, Client Relations
Glenn is a talented facilitator, working with a range of clients in the market to bring definition and clarity to projects. As a leader of our Minneapolis office, he has an excellent grasp of client requirements and aims to meet or exceed all budgetary and schedule expectations. Glenn is passionate about creating transformational environments that align to human needs, as well as business objectives.
Greg MaierPrincipal, Delivery
Greg has over 15 years’ experience in the construction industry. His high attention to detail and commitment to quality has ensured the successful delivery of multiple large scale, complex projects, while overseeing the budgeting, scheduling and stakeholder management. With experience in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Japan, China, Indonesia and India, he now leads the Asia region for delivery.
Hannah HackathornRegional Principal, Design Operations & Technology
Hannah lends over 15 years of large-scale corporate workplace expertise to the design of progressive environments for a myriad of client types. Human-centered in her approach, Hannah believes that workplaces should function for the people who inhabit them. She encourages her team to embrace technology and challenge pre-conceived notions, leading to greater learning opportunities for our people, clients and collaborators.
Harry RowntreeRegional Principal, Design
Harry‚ early design experience was shaped by a number of residential projects across New Zealand, followed by several years working in Japan on a range of exciting projects including headquarters for Microsoft and Accenture. Currently based in our Auckland studio, Harry has worked alongside renowned Japanese designers such as Masaki Kasuya and Taiji Yamamoto.
Hoss Ali-KhanRegional Principal, Strategic Accounts
Hoss is an energetic leader who leverages over 30 years of experience working with large global organizations to oversee Unispace’s Americas Global Strategic Accounts team. He has led commercial real estate teams to develop and execute large scale projects for clients in a variety of industries focusing on finance and media. Known in the field as a high-integrity leader and an innovator in strategy, sustainability, design and technology, Hoss specializes in managing complex projects. He has experience in a wide variety of innovative real estate management and consulting services and is an expert in building teams focused on accountability and talent to deliver superior value and exceptional client service.
Jack SimmonsProject Director
Based in our Auckland studio, Jack‚ strengths include programming, reviewing quality standards and deftly supervising contractors and consultants. With nearly 20 years property industry experience, Jack has led the project delivery of both residential and commercial projects, including site and construction management.
Jacob MendrinPrincipal, Delivery
Jacob coordinates integrated teams of architects, designers, and construction professionals. In his 10 years of experience, Jacob has encountered nearly every construction challenge faced by clients. This depth of experience allows him to rapidly formulate creative solutions that keep projects on budget and schedule. His thorough understanding of the implementation of safety, code, principles and procedures will lead him to a successful completion of any job.
Jaime SalisburyPrincipal, Client Relations
With a background in the design and construction industry, Jaime uses his experience to provide solutions to the complex workplace needs of his clients. He works seamlessly with all disciplines in his commitment to ensuring client satisfaction and quickly develops a strong rapport with those he works with.
Jamie ShawPrincipal, Delivery
As Principal, Delivery based in Auckland, Jamie brings 12 years’ experience in the fitout and construction industry to the New Zealand team. Having successfully managed and delivered a number of complex and highly specified fitouts, Jamie has built a reputation for his impeccable attention to detail, strong commercial acumen, and unwavering professionalism.
Jared WienerPrincipal, Strategic Accounts
Jared leverages workplace strategy, project planning, and over 20 years of facilities and project management expertise to help clients optimise the workplace. Jared develops capital budgets, timelines, and a client-focused KPI reporting to support real estate and business initiatives ranging from minor renovations to large master plan consolidations. Drawing from his client-side perspective, Jared measures success by end-user satisfaction, standards adherence, and rigorous financial tracking.
Jeff SouthardManaging Director, US Midwest
Jeff is a Unispace founding Director and Managing Director of Unispace US Midwest. Jeff continuously strives to deliver cutting edge workplace solutions for our clients in Chicago, Minneapolis and Columbus. His hands-on approach, decades of industry experience and focus on client satisfaction translate to long term relationships built on transparency and accountability.
Jody CalfeePrincipal, Strategic Accounts
Jody is an experienced designer and expert project manager who has overseen and coordinated major projects from design to construction. She has managed design teams and worked with construction contractors as well as multiple departments and consultants to ensure projects stay on schedule and within budget.
Joe DwyerRegional Principal, Business Development
As an accomplished sales leader, Joe provides strategic direction for our Client Partnerships team. Based in Boston, Joe has an in-depth knowledge of the commercial real estate industry and unwavering commitment to support client needs by leveraging Unispace‚ integrated delivery model to create value through strategy, design and construction services for clients.
John BecharaPrincipal, Client Relations
Based in Sydney, John brings over 15 years of experience to our team. He has a strong sense of our global reach, having worked with clients across each of our regions. With a background in accounting and project management, John combines his analytical thinking and attention to detail to his role as Client Executive, sourcing creative solutions that achieve measurable results for our clients.
John DiBariChief Financial Officer, Americas
A 20-year finance veteran, John is our Chief Financial Officer for the Americas, and is responsible for managing and developing our Finance group. Bringing with him a wealth of experience in financial strategy, planning and analysis, operations, and accounting. His expertise supports our long-term strategic growth plans. Prior to working at Unispace, John has worked across multiple industries on high-valued projects.
Joyce ButlerRegional Director, People & Culture
Residing in Boston, Joyce oversees all P&C activities within the Americas region. Her skills and insights are geared towards areas of talent acquisition and on-boarding, training and development and team member engagement. Through creating a culture which engages, aligns and drives every level, Joyce connects our people to our global business goals and objectives.
Julia CoxSenior Associate, Design
With more than 10 years of experience in design, Julia’s knowledge includes overseeing each phase of a project, presenting project designs and managing multiple projects and teams. She has provided design services around the globe for clients in the corporate, residential, retail and hospitality sectors and has utilized her strengths in management and conceptual design to do so.
Justin ConceicaoPrincipal, Strategy
Justin has 10 years client-side workplace strategy and space planning experience in the telecommunication and education sectors within Europe, Australia and Singapore. Based in our London studio, he uses his client-centric perspective to deliver customised workplace solutions that are closely aligned with business needs.
Justin PoppletonGlobal Principal, People & Culture
Justin Poppleton is the Global Principal, People & Culture, based in our Sydney HQ. With a dynamic career working on both the client and consultant side, Justin uses his business acumen to help transform our people and culture function globally. Justin leads the People and Culture team in aligning our people to our global business goals and evolving our culture, to attract and engage talent.
Kane MannixRegional Principal, Design ‚ Digital Integration
With extensive global experience leading design technology for the retail and workplace sectors, Kane heads up our Asia Pacific digital integration team. Training and mentoring our designers to be proficient with Revit and the application of uniBIM, he also works within project teams to enhance outcomes for our clients.
Kara Schmidt-RobbenSenior Associate, Design
Kara’s designs embrace the workplace’s ability to communicate a client’s unique brand and culture. Drawing on in-depth research and cutting-edge modeling technology, Kara’s approach marries best-in-class workplace strategies and impactful design gestures. Fueled by a passion for design excellence, Kara has developed innovative solutions for clients in law, finance, technology and retail. Kara is IIDA, NCIDQ, and LEED AP ID+C certified
Kate HortonPrincipal, Strategy
Based in our Auckland studio, Kate has over 12 years experience in delivering sophisticated workplace strategy solutions and research services for leading organisations. A connector of thought, she has been instrumental in developing Unispace research initiatives, workplace strategy and change programs across the region.
Kate PutaskiSenior Associate, Design
Kate is a Chicago-based designer whose curiosity about the future of the workplace drives her to question convention and push boundaries. Her designs fuse hospitality and corporate interiors to achieve function and enhance productivity while her knowledge of 3D modeling software enables her to anticipate constructability issues. Kate is an active member of her local design community.
Keith HeywoodPrincipal, Client Relations
Keith has 15 years of experience in the commercial fit-out sector including 10 years in Paris, and is the leader of our Paris studio. He has been involved in projects across Europe at the design and construction stages, specialising in technical delivery. His responsibilities are to ensure that communication is maintained at a local and board level, to build and lead the project team in view of delivering a functional working environment, ensuring that our Think Create Make methodology is followed.
Kelsy MeyerAssociate, Business Development
Kelsy is our Associate, Business Development based in Unispace’s Paris studio. With her career focused on the real estate industry, Kelsy’s diverse knowledge comes from her variety of specialisations including property management, client proposals, and graphic design. A motivated promoter of Unispace, Kelsy works closely with the French and wider European team to develop business relationships, project opportunities, and meet the expectations of potential and existing clients.
Kevin McCabeRegional Principal, Delivery
Kevin has over 15 years experience within the construction industry. After graduating in Ireland and gaining invaluable experience, he relocated to Australia where he has delivered projects for a wide range of clients including commercial, landlord, financial and government projects. Currently based in our Sydney studio, Kevin is a project delivery leader across Unispace‚ Asia Pacific region.
Laurent SoulatPrincipal, Client Partnerships
Based in our Sydney HQ, Laurent leads the Client Partnerships team in the Asia Pacific region at Unispace. Laurent utilises his marketing and sales background in the industry to push the boundaries for the team. He brings a holistic approach to the client journey, sourcing creative solutions that continuously exceed client expectations and maintain Unispace’s high benchmark.
Lawrence MohiuddineRegional Managing Director, EMEA
Based in London, Lawrence leads the EMEA region including key studios in Amsterdam, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Zurich. Lawrence brings a hands-on, consultative approach to client engagements. With over 20-years experience, Lawrence leads the strategic vision for our EMEA region, orchestrating national and local teams to the delivery of complex commercial office projects.
Lesley KellyPrincipal, Design
As a principal in design with experience in the commercial, cultural and hospitality sectors, at the early stages of a project Lesley works closely alongside our strategy team to understand our client’s aspirations and transform them into visions. As a project progresses she works in tandem with our internal design, technical, and project management teams to deliver transformative, measurable results for our clients. Her role extends throughout the EMEA regions and beyond, overseeing some of our most prestigious design projects, ensuring quality and consistency.
Lester MartinezGlobal Head of Digital Marketing
Based in our Sydney studio Lester heads up the global digital marketing function for Unispace. His digitally-focused career spans project management, creative development, technical execution, analysis and reporting across a multitude of sectors. He brings his expertise to guide the global team in creating engaging, human-centred digital experiences that allow our clients to connect with the business in a rich and meaningful way.
LuAnn KanePrincipal, Business Development
LuAnn utilizes her nearly 20 years of in depth industry experience in the development of long-term client relations. She leads new client outreach efforts and strategic sales initiatives. LuAnn's infectious energy and dedication to client satisfaction contributes to her success in developing authentic client partnerships and driving superior project results. She is passionate about working alongside and connecting appropriate resources to deliver award winning strategy, design and construction in the Bay Area and globally.
Luke QuinlanAssociate, Design
With his unique design eye and style, Luke effortlessly translates our client’s brand and vision to their workplace projects. His work at Unispace has resulted in the successful delivery of various noteworthy projects including award-winning UBT The Precinct in Sydney.
Luke RogersPrincipal, Delivery
Luke is a client-focused construction professional with a strong commercial and financial awareness. Based in our Auckland studio, his experience in construction management, site management and project management, ensures a thorough approach when guiding the project team through the design and delivery process.
Mark FawkesPrincipal, Delivery
Mark is a well-organised, performance-driven construction professional with over 15 years’ experience in the fitout industry across Australia, the USA and Canada. He is a proud advocate of the Unispace methodology and has proven experience managing all phases of multi-site construction projects, with a strong record of delivering on-time and under budget.
Mark SchwamelPrincipal, Design
Mark is an experienced designer with nearly two decades of experience. His ability to combine design, strategy and research has allowed him to lead his clients and teams to discover solutions that create thriving communities, better workplaces and enhanced design experiences. Mark’s projects raise a client’s profile, their brand and unlock their ultimate potential.
Mathew XavierSenior Associate, Strategy
Mathew is constantly focused on connecting an organization’s business strategy to the design of their space. He is a driven and creative professional with over 20 years of experience in strategic consulting, project management, architecture and workplace strategy across the United States. He is well-versed in work for law firms, government, professional service and pharmaceutical companies and he has exceptional management, marketing, sales and communication skills. Mathew utilizes data analytics and web development to help tie a company’s goals to inform their workplace.
Matt LockManaging Director
Matt leads the North America East region, including New York, Boston and Washington DC. A founding Director, he sits on the Global Board where he‚ viewed as a key contributor to our success. Matt‚ extensive experience and passion for design and construction is making Unispace one of the fastest growing practices in the US.
Max LishmundPrincipal, Design - Technical Specialist
With over 18 years of experience in a broad range of high quality projects, Max is a versatile professional designer who is well qualified to lead design teams. With a great eye for detail and considered approach to solutions, Max’s depth of knowledge helps achieve optimum results in every project.
Micael DebardPrincipal, Business Development
Micael is our Principal for Business Development, based in our Milan studio. Micael supports our clients throughout Italy and wider Europe, and has gained over 10 years of experience in the workplace design and delivery market. Micael is passionate about finding solutions for projects and works alongside our strategy, design and delivery teams with the objective of creating lasting relationships and the highest quality project outcomes.
Mike PelletierRegional Principal, Preconstruction
Mike is a construction industry professional with a broad depth of experience in project management. His attention to detail and client-centric approach have consistently resulted in superlative projects. Mike guides teams across the Americas through all stages of project delivery including focused budget and schedule management for clients in the fields of law, technology and finance.
Natasha BonugliRegional Principal, Design
An architect by training, Natasha has focused her career on an interior projects of all scales. She has spent time practicing in New York and Boston and for the past 12 years has worked in the UK interiors market. She has acted as both Project and Design Director for schemes in the USA, Europe and Middle East, including several award-winning office fit-out projects.
Nectarios LazarisGlobal Chief Information Officer
Backed by over 10 years strategic IT and design technology experience within the AEC industry, our Global CIO Nectarios is passionate about using technology beyond efficiency increases. Based in Sydney, Nectarios works with our Board to redefine how technology supports business strategy and operations. He encourages innovation and business performance improvements to support our people and clients to succeed globally.
Neville SimmonsManaging Director, New Zealand
A knowledgeable industry leader and founding Director, Neville’s career began in the engineering sector, later encompassing all aspects of design and construction. His insights and commitment to establishing client relationships for life inform Unispace’s future direction and ongoing recruitment strategies in New Zealand.
Nicola CareyRegional Principal, Marketing & Communications
Nicola is the Regional Principal, Marketing and Communications for Asia Pacific. A beacon for the Unispace brand, Nicola seamlessly collaborates with all disciplines to share our compelling narrative internally and externally. Her dynamic approach encourages innovation and excellence across the regional and global marketing and communications teams.
Olivia McDonaldRegional Principal, Marketing & Communications
Olivia is the Regional Principal, Marketing & Communications for Unispace‚ Europe region. Based in London, and leveraging her global experience within Australia, the UAE and now UK, Olivia works closely with Strategy, Design and Client Partnerships teams, the wider European studios and the global Marketing & Communications team to convey the stories of Unispace, internally and externally.
Peter RendallGlobal Chief Financial Officer
Peter leads our global finance discipline by driving continuous business improvement while focusing on creating value and leading with a strong sense of purpose. With over 25 years of demonstrated ability building and leading highly motivated and high performing global teams, his energetic and creative personality is a valuable asset to our global team.
Rob ShaheenPrincipal, Design
As a design leader at Unispace, Rob understands that the process is established, but the solutions are not. There is no "right" way to achieve superior design, it is organic and comes from people. As an interpreter, he listens to clients and their people, and discovers with them the answers to their questions. Having worked on a wide range of projects, he is not constrained to any particular field of practice or style, and believes that on every project, of every type, the design solutions stem solely from the needs of the specific group. He makes every effort to ensure that clients' needs are exceeded, which propels projects go beyond physical spaces and become marketing assets.
Robin DeyRegional Principal, Client Relations
Robin has worked in the commercial property and design and construction industries for the last 20 years, working with clients and project teams to deliver business change and transformation through real estate solutions. He has experience working with global clients on complex projects that include business planning, workplace strategy, and design development through to project construction. Robin works closely with our teams to ensure we have a clear understanding of our clients’ key objectives and a plan to deliver these exceptionally. He also ensures that our team across EMEA is truly connected, sharing best practice and project experience.
Ross MarkhamPrincipal, Client Relations
Orchestrating complex teams with a focus on client satisfaction, Ross believes in the power of creating repeat clients through excellent service. Using this goal, he has brought our unique design capabilities and methodology to bear on a wide variety of project types across the Americas. Based in New York, Ross focuses on delivering projects with unparalleled speed, quality and efficiency.
Ross RobertsonPrincipal, Strategic Accounts
Ross has worked in the design and construction industry for the last 15 years delivering projects with global clients across the UK & EMEA. He has experience in executing multiple roles including client liaison, design coordination, workplace analysis, and project construction delivery. He is a strong leader in his field and is able to inspire and motivate in both immediate and multi-disciplinary team environments. At Unispace his role is to coordinate our internal design and technical teams while liaising with the client. He works with clients across Europe to establish the procurement route for project delivery and ensure success.
Roz AllenSenior Associate, Client Relations
As Senior Associate, Client Relations based in London, Roz is responsible for the client facing coordination of our strategy, design and delivery teams and acts as sole point of contact for clients during projects. Roz‚ ‚Äòcan do attitude and applied problem solving skills, she can work on multiple projects and at any one time throughout all stages of the feasibility, design and delivery phases. Roz leads by example with an honest open approach to business.
Russell DevenishGlobal Principal, Technical Delivery
Russell’s 10 years’ experience in the design, construction and interior fit-out industry coupled with a background in engineering give him the comprehensive technical foundation required to lead our global team of Technical Delivery experts. Russell has a true passion for the more technical aspects of design and project delivery, providing a valuable resource regarding all mechanical and electrical services.
Ryan Caffyn-ParsonsGlobal Director, Delivery
Ryan leads our project management capabilities of Unispace’s North American business. With more than 20 years of experience in the delivery of complex, fast paced, construction projects, Ryan orchestrates national and local teams to guide a collaborative process that translates to a seamless client experience.
Sam RussellRegional IT Manager
Based in our Sydney studio, Sam supports the seamless functionality of technology systems throughout the Asia Pacific region. With over nine years experience in IT exclusively for the design industry, Sam is passionate about improving systems to better serve our people. He has been instrumental in bridging the gap between our global and regional studios as part of Project Unify.
Sam SahniRegional Principal, Strategy
Sam is our Regional Principal, Strategy (Europe) based in Unispace's London studio. Highly experienced within the consulting and construction industry, Sam‚ knowledge comes from exposure to a variety of sectors including Finance, FMCG, Real Estate and Engineering. He's a dynamic leader and thinker, with the ability to build business, develop client bases and take accountability for complex projects. Sam has also authored a number of organisational white papers and presented at industry conferences.
Sandy FrancoSenior Designer
With a thorough understanding of the design process, Sandy is an innovative designer who ensures her creative output is a direct reflection of clients aspirations and requirements. Based in Perth, Sandy has over 10 years experience working in the legal, education and retail sectors throughout Australia.
Sarah LangfordPrincipal, Design
Based in our Auckland studio, Sarah has over 18 years workplace industry experience. Her design work is both transformative and challenging, bringing a voice of innovation to the table. Sarah is skillful in both the creative and technical aspects of design, as well as client and consultant liaison.
Seb ParsonsPrincipal, Client Relations
Seb is Principal, Client Relations and has 10 years of experience in the workplace design and construction market. He is a results driven individual with strong team building attributes making him a highly valued member of any project team, coordinating and liaising between the design, technical and client personnel to ensure key deliverables are met and exceeded. A high level of client engagement and deep understanding of how projects are physically managed has made Seb successful in delivering results on mission critical and complex projects.
Shaun DruckmillerPrincipal, Delivery
Shaun is a construction operations manager and project manager with 30 years of experience specializing in the commercial tenant interiors market, building renovation projects and industrial and high rise building infrastructure improvement projects. He has a proven history of being on-time, on-budget and providing high quality project completion. Shaun excels in estimating, budgeting, scheduling and purchasing, leading to high-quality finished projects that exceed client expectations.
Shauna FitzpatrickAssociate, Design
Shauna has extensive experience in the commercial, education and residential sectors, ranging from large-scale office developments to smaller high specification residential refurbishments. After gaining valuable experience in major design practices in both Ireland and Australia, Shauna joined the Unispace team and is currently based in Dublin.
Simon PearsonRegional Principal, Delivery
Simon has overall responsibility for the successful delivery of all projects within the UK and EMEA region and ensures our principles of Delivery Excellence are maintained. He is an expert in the management and delivery of Commercial office refurbishment and fit-out. He has worked in numerous territories including Uk, IoM, Germany, Spain and Czech Republic. Strong, clear and approachable leadership, attention to detail, drive for excellence in delivery and a passion for client satisfaction on all successfully completed projects.
Simon PoleGlobal Director, Design
With 20 years’ experience leading exceptional and complex projects throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, Simon’s ideas enhance workplace performance and change the way businesses do business. He is a global leader in agile workstyles across multiple industry sectors, delivering ground-breaking concepts and award-winning environments for his clients.
Simon RaperGlobal Principal, Client Partnerships
With almost 30 years experience, Simon brings his creative design talent and global project delivery experience to provide leadership across Unispace‚ Client Partnerships team. Offering strategic direction across projects in the Asia Pacific region, Simon builds long lasting and meaningful partnerships with global and regional clients as a trusted advisor.
Tom PraskyRegional Principal, Delivery, Central and West
Tom is a high energy, results-oriented professional with over 15 years of experience in the construction industry. His leadership and communication skills benefit the project team in all areas, while Tom’s thorough understanding of the design-build process ensures that even the most complex designs are successfully brought to fruition.
Tracy Lea NeffRegional Director, Delivery, Americas
Tracy lends her strong business and leadership acumen to manage our delivery group as Regional Director, Delivery, for the Americas. Having strength in leading project teams across all aspects of design and construction activities, Tracy is responsible for ensuring consistent delivery across our capital projects.
Troy RitchieChief Financial Officer
A commercially focused senior finance professional, Troy is our Chief Financial Officer for Australia and Asia. Troy is a respected, ethical and engaged leader, who motivates and empowers employees and drives collaboration. He combines his strength in business partnering in high value contractual arrangements, with core functional competencies. Troy has worked across various industries, including transport, logistics and manufacturing.
Vincent PoonRegional Principal, Design - Digital Integration
With more than 15 years experience in architectural design‚ 10 of which have focused on building information modelling (BIM) ‚ Vincent heads up Unispace‚ Design Technology. He provides direction and strategic leadership to BIM across the firm and is skilled in developing execution plans as well as establishing methodologies and best practices for design-technology integration.
Vyshali SardesaiPrincipal, Design
Vyshali has designed and managed many projects from small to large scale and worked with global and local companies and corporations within a variety of industry sectors. Vyshali’s focus is in workplace interiors, specialising in change through the design and planning process. The expertise lies within her experience of blending conceptual and strategic design, brand experience and cultural change through the design process. From analysis of the Brief to delivery of the project, Vyshali’s passion for design is ever present and her desire to create the best working environment for her client is at the forefront of every project.
Yvette CostiGlobal Principal, Marketing & Communications
Sydney-based Yvette sets our global brand, marketing, communications and digital strategies. She ensures that Unispace is aligned with prevailing market needs, and leads our marketing teams around the world. Prior to joining us, she spent 11 years in London and has worked on significant property and interior design projects from Latin America to Russia, India and China.