Leon Gouws,  Director / South Australia Studio Leader / Sport & Recreation Portfolio Leader, Hames Sharley

Leon is a senior architect with more than 15 years of experience and has worked on a wide range of residential, commercial, healthcare and urban projects and has also lectured at tertiary level in both design and building technology.

In the past three years, the focus on healthcare increased with a particularly active role in assisting a client in private healthcare in developing their portfolio in the market by assessing building economics and related financial outcomes.

Leon’s architectural experience covers both Private and Public sectors. This experience includes fields such as Emergency Facilities, Oncology Wards, Radiotherapy and Oncology (Chemo) Treatment Centres, ICU’s, Paediatric Wards, Paediatric ICU’s, General Wards, Rehabilitation and Mental Health Facilities, Renal Dialysis Wards, Neurosurgical Theatres, Maxillo/Plastic centres as well as General Consulting Rooms.

Leon is a skilled and experienced architect with extensive project management and practice management background. He has a strong business acumen with an excellent understanding of effective systems and processes and a solid analytical aptitude with advanced organizational, problem-solving and time-management skills.