Derek Hays, Director / National Design Forum Leader, Hames Sharley

Derek’s extensive design portfolio includes work in commercial, health, education, retail and residential projects. His attention for detail and passion for sustainable design and innovation has been displayed with his involvement in significant WA projects including 100 St George’s Terrace, the 240 St George’s Terrace Upgrade, Forrest Chase Redevelopment, and a STEAM building for St Stephen’s School, Duncraig.

In addition to his creative skills, Derek is an excellent communicator with a passion for architecture and possesses strong leadership skills with a proven track record in the delivery of projects through all phases from stakeholder engagement and design through to completion of built forms.