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We are a team of enthusiastic staff, volunteers and advisors with a shared vision to unlock human and place potential.

JULIA

Julia Suh
Director

Julia is a leading voice in community-led urbanism, and specialises in applying human-centred design as a tool for social change and advocacy. Julia has taught and practiced architecture, placemaking and urban design in New York, Auckland and Hanoi and Sydney, building an extensive knowledge of various communities; and urban spaces that support or neglect them. In 2017, Julia was one of 10 Australians to be awarded Westpac Social Change Fellowship.

Julia received her M.Arch. from Yale University and B.Arch. with First Class Honours from the University of Auckland; and training in Qualitative Research Methods from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Social Return on Investment from Social Ventures. An active Sydneysider, Julia is part of Advisory Group, Westpac 100 Scholars Network; Placemaking Leadership Council, Project for Public Spaces; Social Impact Task Force, Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand; and NSW Chapter President, Yale Club of Australia.

Go to Julia’s website.

CREW

Our incredible crew are artists, landscapers and community builders who are supported by various social enterprises including Street Growth and Community Housing Providers. Are you a community organisation? Please get in touch to discuss how we partner on recruitment and training.

ADVISORS

FLORIAN

Florian Bertele
Product Manager, Google

RITA

Rita Fentener van Vlissingen
Associate Director, KPMG Social Impact and Human Rights

SIMBA

Simba Marekera
Chief Research Officer, Brightlight Impact Advisory

DARIUS

Darius Rountree-Harrison
Practice Director, Neuro Resilience

PIYUSH

Piyush Shah
Principal, Account.able Advisory

VOLUNTEERS

TOM

Tom Singleton
Design Manager, TSA Management

Leigh Osterhus
Program Manager, Cities Leadership Institute

Tina Li

Tina Li
Career Adviser, Australian Catholic University