Helen Lochhead

Dean of the Faculty of Built Environment
<p>Helen Lochhead is cross-disciplinary, an architect and urbanist who combines academic and advisory roles with practice. Her career has focused on the inception, planning, design and delivery of complex public projects ranging from a city improvements programs to major urban regeneration and waterfront projects both in Australia and the US.</p> <p>She has held numerous leadership roles in private practice, government and universities including her current roles as Dean of the Faculty of Built Environment at UNSW, Sydney and 2019-20 President of the Australian Institute of Architects. Her expertise is regularly sought on planning panels, competition juries and design reviews.</p> <p>Her projects have received numerous awards including AIA and AILA Urban Design and Sustainability Awards. As well as her professional contribution to practice, she has been recognised for her leadership through, the AFR 2019 100 Women of Influence award, the AIA Paul Whitman and Marion Mahony Griffin Awards, the NAWIC Vision Award for leadership in the construction industry and the AIA NSW President’s Prize; and her scholarly contribution is acknowledged through numerous international fellowships, lectures, exhibitions and visiting academic appointments.</p>
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