Key appointments announced following significant project wins and ongoing company growth

3 July 2018

Architectus has welcomed four key appointments to the leadership team following significant project wins and ongoing company growth.

The Melbourne studio has welcomed Brett Simmonds as Senior Associate and Paul Trinchi as Associate whose specialties span across the design of education, rail, workplace and urban design projects. 

Simmonds, who moved from Woods Bagot, is particularly experienced in workplace design, having led several noteworthy projects including the Plenary office fit out and the NAB Brisbane workplace fit out.

Trinchi, previously at Cox Architecture, has over 15 years’ experience working mostly in the design of education and rail projects including the Sky Rail - Level Crossings Removal Program Caulfield to Dandenong and Marcellin College Hermitage Development (Cox Architecture). At Architectus, Paul has been working on the Melbourne Metro RIA and 2020 Schools Program projects. 

The Sydney studio is pleased to welcome Lynne Hancock as Senior Associate. Lynne has more than 20 years’ experience delivering urban design frameworks, master plans, precinct structure plans, and design controls and guidelines. She has a special interest in integrated land use, transport and urban design projects, and in embedding ‘people and place’ outcomes in engineering design processes. Recently Lynne was appointed to the pilot NSW State Design Review Panel. 

Lisa Thornton has been welcomed in the new position of Business Development and Submissions manager to support the team and further grow Architectus’ list of clients and projects. Lisa has 15 years’ experience leading business development teams including at The Nous Group and PwC.

Architectus Managing Director, Ray Brown, said, “we are delighted to welcome Brett, Paul, Lynne and Lisa to the team. Their varied experience and knowledge will directly benefit our clients and ensure the continued success of Architectus.”

Read more about Lynne Hancock, Brett Simmonds and Paul Trinchi here.