I am excited that Julie has joined us and welcome her to the Urbis family. Julie’s mix of government, agency, advisory and not for profit experience will be critical in achieving our strategic business goals for 2020 and beyond. Julie will complement and reinforce our existing expertise in social infrastructure and will be a vital member of the Urbis leadership team.
Julie revealed that, “Urbis is at the forefront in shaping cities and communities, and after a long association with the firm, I’m excited to join them and be part of this exceptional team. My passion for communities, particularly in the social infrastructure space, is perfectly matched with Urbis’ innovative, market leading approach to tackling key city shaping issues. I look forward to bringing my extensive knowledge and experience to the team to continue to shape communities for a better future.”
Michael joins the Design team with a career spanning 20 years in city building and placemaking. Michael is a fervent thought leader and has added demonstrable value, having worked on several global projects in Australia, Asia, Canada, Europe and the Middle East. His wide skillset has contributed to the application of changing how cities are designed and planned – delivering innovative, unique and valued place-led urban design solutions for clients. Michael is an accomplished presenter and facilitator, who has contributed to many thought-led publications and educational forums and is regularly called upon to speak internationally on transforming cities and communities through placemaking.