RD promotes two managing directors to accelerate cities full of great places

RD promotes two managing directors to accelerate cities full of great places

RobertsDay (RD) has promoted two Managing Directors as it responds to complex commissions around Australia and abroad.

"The RD mission is to create cities full of great places around the world. Our niche is ‘’place design’’ excellence with our team of 50 experts vertically integrating city strategy, urbanism, architecture and place-making. Our secret sauce is our trademarked Great Places™ Process", said Martine White, Managing Director - East Coast.

“With current commissions including Urban Growth’s North-West Metro Transformation, Coolongatta Aerotropolis and Stockland’s Cloverton City, my focus is aligning innovation and partnerships to create value for our clients”, said Mrs White.


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A significant part of our east coast strategy was recently completed with the opening of our Brisbane Studio, led by Paul Eagles and Craig Christensen”, said outgoing Managing Director Deon White. Mr White will now concentrate on RD’s strategic design services as part of Perth’s transformation.

“With our unique expertise in metro systems and transit-orientated development around Australia, our focus in Perth is assisting government and private sector leverage Metronet and City Deals. ”Our skill in integrating 21st century mobility networks and density done well is emerging as a strength assisting government to collaborate with the private sector and communities to effect positive change”, said Duane Cole, Managing Director - West Coast.

Recipient of the FIABCI Award for World’s Best Masterplan, “our Ellenbrook (WA) has been slated for a potential metro stop”, said Mr Cole.


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“Bernard Salt recently identified Ellenbrook as Australia’s fastest growing suburb with ‘an enviable Australian lifestyle’. As lead consultant for 25 years, it is a case study for how place-led design can create a premium product in the local market”, said Tim Trefry, Perth Studio Leader and RD Ellenbrook Project Manager.

Building off Ellenbrook, RD is proud The Guardian recently recognised our ability in sustainable design by showcasing three RD projects that achieved the GBCA Six-Star, Green-Star Community Rating: Fairwater Park (NSW), Alkimos Beach (WA) and Ginninderry (ACT).

As part of RD’s national leadership succession, Founding Partner Mike Day (VIC) and Principal Stephen Moore (NSW) have been appointed to the RD Board.