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National interdisciplinary design practice Hames Sharley has promoted six team members into senior architectural and interior design roles, acknowledging their continued growth as built environment professionals and as leaders among their peers.

Hames Sharley Managing Director Caillin Howard said the promotions were emblematic of the practice’s investment in developing internal talent and supporting our people to meet their potential.

“The designers and architects recognised in our latest host of promotions are exemplary of Hames Sharley’s values, instilling their work with passion, insight, and an innovative spirit,” he said.

Todd Oliver – Senior Architect

Todd Oliver predominantly works in our Retail & Town Centres and Office & Industrial portfolios, where he brings a highly practical approach to design. He believes good design stems from collaboration and achieves a balance between beauty, amenity and sustainability. Todd is skilled at building up those around him, which serves him well as a leader and as a member of the Adelaide Studio Social Committee. He imbues an optimism and positivity that is infectious – whether he is throwing a ball around with colleagues or encouraging them to take up the push-up challenge.

Liam Murphy – Senior Architect

Already a valued Associate within our Adelaide Studio, Liam is an immensely calm, measured and thoughtful architect who sees design ultimately as a conversation that continuously evolves and is expressed as a product of a great team. Liam is a patient and empathetic leader, who is well-respected by both peers and clients. He shares his passion for the future of the industry through his involvement in our National Design Forum, and volunteering his time with the next generation of designers.

Madeleine Wallace – Senior Interior Designer

Madeleine works predominantly across our Interiors and Office & Industrial portfolios, including complex mixed-use projects. An innovative, forward-thinking designer, she is passionate about creating places for people, culture and community, with a focus on sustainability. Well-respected by her peers, she is often sought-after to contribute outside her portfolio, and has an innate ability to interpret briefs and envision spaces, delivering unique and transformational outcomes. In the past two years, Madeleine has taken on the responsibility of leading interior design projects in New South Wales, and is currently working on significant asset repositioning, workplace, and public projects with key clients.

Simona Pirone – Senior Interior Designer

Demonstrating both leadership and mentorship across the business, Simona is an exceptional interior designer, who has contributed to numerous projects, including Vasse Hospital, Bullcreek Shopping Centre and Rocky Bay Lady Lawley. Her interior design intelligence, insights and detail are greatly valued by the Interiors team and are a complement to Urban Development portfolio projects in regional WA. She brings a positive energy and bright personality to the Perth Studio, and excels at working with clients as a highly adaptable practitioner across different projects, types and scales. She balances her design focus with a practical mindset, and is always willing to contribute when the broader team needs assistance.

Ryan Tucker – Senior Architect

Ryan works predominantly in our Office & Industrial portfolio, where his excellent client engagement and management skills have seen him lead two Hames Sharley studios to design and document a $75m data centre, including NEXTDC A1 in Adelaide and Hyperscaler Halls at NEXTDC P2 in Perth. He embodies the Hames Sharley behaviours of trust, communication and collaboration, which has seen him play a critical role across nationally significant highly-secure projects.

Duen Chan – Senior Architect

Based in our Perth Studio, Duen has been recognised for his extensive roles across two significant projects for Hames Sharley, including the Kardinya Shopping Centre Redevelopment and the Byford Rail Extension. Duen is widely respected for being trustworthy, diligent, and reliable. With his keen problem-solving ability and technical aptness, Duen is perfectly placed to lead the team as a Senior Architect.