Peter Elliott

Peter Elliott

Principal

B.Arch (Hons) M.Arch (RMIT) LFRAIA Adjunct Professor & Senior Research Fellow Monash University

Peter Elliott is the founding Director and design leader of the Practice which commenced in 1975. He is currently an Adjunct Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the Faculty of Art Design & Architecture at Monash University. He has a special interest in the design of the public realm, and has lectured and written extensively on contemporary architecture and urban design. The work of the practice has won more than 60 National and State architectural and industry awards including the RAIA Victorian Architecture Medal 1991 for the Carlton Baths and Community Centre. Peter received an Order of Australia in 1987 for services to architecture (public housing)

elliott@peterelliott.com.au
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Catherine Duggan

Catherine Duggan

Senior Associate

Sean van der Velden

Sean van der Velden

Associate

B.Arch (Hons) (RMIT) BA (La Trobe University)

Sean commenced work with the practice over 10 years ago as a first year architecture student at RMIT University. He has worked on a diverse range of projects during this time and has developed a good working rapport with many of our ongoing clients. Sean has a close working relationship with Peter Elliott, typically working closely together during the development of concepts at the early phase of a project. He has also been involved in many of the firms continuing Master Planning commissions with Melbourne Grammar School and RMIT University among others. He has an enthusiastic interest in graphic communication and wayfinding strategies. He has designed and developed the practice website and is responsible for much of the promotional and presentation material produced by the office.

svdv@peterelliott.com.au
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Justin Mallia

Justin Mallia

Associate

Geoffrey Barton

Geoffrey Barton

Associate

Jude Doyle

Jude Doyle

Senior Project Architect

Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Senior Project Architect

B.Arts (Deakin) B.Arch (Hons)

Chris joined the practice in 2012 as a senior project architect. He brings with him fifteen years of hospitality, institutional and educational project experience having worked in Melbourne, Sydney and London. To date, Chris’ project work in the office has included building procurement work from documentation to construction stages at Trinity College, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Grammar School. He is currently involved in a wide range of projects at all stages of development. Chris thrives within the project team environment, enjoying good relations with clients, consultants and contractors. He understands that communication, whether verbal, written or drawn is the key to successful working relationships and to a successful project outcome.

jones@peterelliott.com.au
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Amy Hallett

Amy Hallett

Senior Project Architect

Jonathan Wong

Jonathan Wong

Architect

B Arch (1st Hons) BPD (UoM)

Jonathan joined the practice in 2010 bringing with him expertise in the documentation and administration of intricate residential and institutional buildings, having 9 years experience with a wide range of building types in Melbourne. Jonathan’s significant exposure and interest in projects involving heritage and existing building fabrics are of value to this practice, which has a strong reputation with managing complex proposals. Jonathan’s involvement in the office has included leading the documentation for projects such as the Carlton Baths and Family Resource Centre, the International House Centre for Living and Learning (UoM), and the final phase of the William Buckley Bridge.

wong@peterelliott.com.au
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Felicity Soh

Felicity Soh

Architect

Ellen Kwek

Ellen Kwek

Architect

Shigeru Iijima

Shigeru Iijima

Graduate Architect

Hosna Saleem

Hosna Saleem

Graduate Architect

Daniel Bennetts

Daniel Bennetts

Graduate Architect

B.ArchDes (Hons) M.Arch (RMIT)

Daniel joined Peter Elliott Architects in 2006 whilst studying at RMIT University. He has completed a Bachelor of Design, majoring in Architecture and a Master of Architecture. Since joining the practice, Daniel has been involved in a diverse range of projects across multiple project stages. His experience ranges from design development and documentation through to project procurement. In addition to Daniel’s comprehensive knowledge in digital design, he works meticulously with the cross-disciplinary project team to achieve innovative design solutions.

bennetts@peterelliott.com.au
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 Juliet Maxsted

Juliet Maxsted

Graduate Architect

Jennie McKennzie

Jennie McKennzie

Accounts

Laura De Souza

Laura De Souza

Office Manager

Cert. IV in Financial Services (2011), Protocol Expertise (2001), Bilingual Executive Assistant Spanish – English (1997)
Laura joined Peter Elliott Architects in 2009 as the office manager/ PA to Director, bringing with her 15 years of experience working mainly for financial services companies and architectural firms in South America and Australia. As the Office Manager of the practice, Laura is responsible for running the office in a day to day basis & assisting the team when required. She has extensive experience in facilitating, coordinating, reporting, editing and communicating in different capacities with internal and external clients. She enjoys good books and loves travelling.

office@peterelliott.com.au
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