Rita is a qualified senior urban designer and landscape architect with over 26 years’ experience in the private and public sector, particularly relating to States and Local Governments. She has project managed a broad range of landscape architecture and urban design projects, urban and regional planning schemes and master plans, as well as CBD redevelopments which blend historic heritage with contemporary outcomes.

Rita has experience both in Europe (Portugal and Spain) and in Western Australia, in urban design strategies and application of appropriate sustainability schemes with a focus on high quality public realms.

Rita is a certified playground auditor with comprehensive experience in playscape design and construction, passion about reinventing how children and teenagers play.

Rita can bring her international experience of landscape architecture and urban design along with specific training in public management, public consultation and engagement skills to create innovative and value for money solutions in design and construction.

Passionate about design and master planning that respects and enhances local character, and responds to present and future communities.