Director, PTW Architects Sydney and Vietnam
Creative, curious, astute, spirited, intrepid, realistic, connected, cooperative are qualities that intersect in Catherine’s approach to design practice in Australia and East Asia. Catherine is committed to enriching collaboration and synergies between people, offices, cultures, cities and countries. Catherine embraces diversity and difference for their potential to invigorate design methodologies and outcomes which lead to design, spatial, planning and material expression that enhances living experiences in our regional settings.
To this commitment Catherine brings well attuned, practical and authentic cross-cultural living and architectural practice experience. Since 1990 Catherine has lived and worked in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai, Hanoi and Ho Chi Ming City. Appointed Deputy General Director for PTW Architects in Vietnam in 2009, Catherine’s capacity to understand and deliver client aspirations for their guests in distinctive, well – designed hospitality and leisure projects is well recognized.
Design Director of PTW Architects Shanghai office between 2012 – 2015 and Director of the Sydney and Vietnam offices since 2016 Catherine brings her acumen in working with clients, companies and design teams in regional practice to her recent appointment as Interior Design team leader.