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Technical Working Group

The founding members of the Technical Working Group were appointed in October 2020. Using their extensive expertise, their remit is to help contextualise the Living Future programs for Australia and develop crosswalks with local standards with the ultimate aim of many more Living Buildings.

Keyton + LFIA Board

Katie Fallowfield: Chair

As a Director and leader of Sydney’s Sustainability team, Katie provides a unique approach to sustainability by thoroughly analysing the options available for each project she works on resulting in innovative design solutions and the best outcome within feasible budget and time constraints.

Katie is passionate about implementing leading environmental design in new and renovated developments drawing on an educational background in environmental science, sustainable design, and professional experience in environmental health and sustainability consulting.

Her previous experience in Local Government also gives her valuable expertise in planning regulations, legislative requirements, relevant Standards, Codes and Guidelines to sustainable design.

Katie’s extensive experience in sustainable design has gives her a thorough understanding of the various options available for passive design and resource efficiency from an individual dwelling to precinct scale applications.

Her exposure to high-density, mixed-use precincts include the next generation of development in Sydney, namely Central Park, Discovery Point, Ivanhoe, and Edmondson Park. These developments posed significant challenges, and Katie worked tirelessly and successfully to deliver on the multiple voluntary and regulatory requirements (e.g. Green Star, Section J of the NCC and SEPP/DCP requirements), precinct infrastructure solutions (e.g. precinct-wide central energy and recycled water treatment plant solutions) and client aspirations in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Homes Victoria

Damon Cuming: Deputy-Chair

Damon is an experienced ESD consultant and Green Star assessor with an education in engineering and a family background in the environment. He is passionate about the creation of high-quality, self-sufficient buildings that are great for people, and which make a positive contribution to the local and global ecosystem.

Angeliki Dimitriou

Angeliki has over 14 years’ experience working in sustainability for a large range of projects and clients.

She is currently working as a Residential Sustainability Manager at Mirvac and her focus is on helping teams develop and realise sustainability strategies that have positive outcomes for communities and the environment. Previous experience includes working as a Sustainability Consultant for WSP in Sydney where she had the opportunity to lead and work on world leading projects, such as Frasers Property's Central Park in Sydney, the development of City of Sydney Net Zero Planning controls and providing reviews and advice on the Green Building Council of Australia's Future Focus Green Star Performance tool.

Angeliki is passionate about advising on regenerative outcomes in the built environment. She is a certified by the Regenesis Group as a Regenerative Practitioner and has served as a curator in WWF's Innovate to Regenerate programme.
Angeliki holds a Bachelor in Civil and Structural Engineering and an MSc in Environmental Design and Engineering.

In her spare time, Angeliki is busy with her two young boys and enjoys volunteering at Maroubra SLSC as an Age Manager and Surf Rescue.

Development Victoria

Clare Parry

Clare believes that our buildings should serve us without detracting from the living systems we are a part of, and she seeks to harness opportunities and consider constraints to deliver a lower carbon, more systems-integrated outcome. Clare’s favourite part of any project is challenging assumptions about how things ‘should’ be done; habits are hard to break and silos are the norm.

Clare starts by going back to the objectives of a project; there are many pathways for highly varied outcomes. Most projects start in a similar vein – to build something that’s good for people with good economic outcomes. Clare looks beyond the surface and seeks ways to truly improve sustainability outcomes in a way that suits everyone. Clare always chases robust, performance-based outcomes. Ticking boxes on scorecards might be a means to an end but these ratings are tools not outcomes.

Growing up in north-west Tasmania, Clare was always taught to see the beauty and wonder of nature, as well as to never do things by halves. Combine those two with endless curiosity and optimism, Clare is always looking for better ways to do things. Using her work to improve outcomes for people, planet and enhancing prosperity means that is an easy job to do. With her roots in rural Tasmania, Clare came to Melbourne to study mechanical engineering and business. With a few accreditations under the belt, Clare is continually developing her knowledge across broad areas of interest, which stretch from very micro, technical analysis skills in the physics of buildings performance, to the broad, systems view of sustainability. The best solutions are found by bringing the two together, while taking a collaborative approach to projects.

Clare seeks to work on projects where innovation or new approaches is
common, and that means team members and stakeholders have to be
open minded and ready to be early adopters. Systems based solutions
are everything, and it’s as much about building capacity as assisting with
solutions. Coming to a shared solution can sometimes result in a better
outcome, and Clare aims to build ideas up rather than break them down.

When not at work Clare enjoys getting out of the city, spending time by the
coast, being as active as possible: multi-day treks or rides are her favourite
way to escape. On most weekends in the city Clare can be found out and
about trying to tire out her endlessly energetic young son and Jack Russell,


Erik Moore

Erik leads the AMP Capital Real Estate ESG team and the implementation of their ambitious ESG strategy where he works with the real estate investment trusts and understands the issues which effect strategy and deliver long term risk adjusted returns and drive both financial and non-financial value.
Erik is deeply passionate about driving more sustainable and fair outcomes and has experience in: corporate social responsibility; green buildings; renewable energy; operational performance improvement; environmental management systems; sustainability reporting; sustainability communication, education and training; human centred design.

A trained industrial designer and Chartered building services Engineer, Erik has worked extensively on world leading built environment projects as a leader in sustainability strategy and the creation of engaging environments.
He has successfully led engineering consultancy teams in Arup, Atelier Ten and Cundall, where he embeds an egalitarian, culturally balanced and supportive work environment.

Tricia Love Consultants

Fiona Caulfield

Fiona enjoyed a varied career in Scotland in a large Financial Institution, latterly working as a Senior Project Manager before emigrating to New Zealand in 2004. Following an extended career break Fiona commenced working for Environmental consultancy, Tricia Love Consultants Ltd in 2007 and has been working with the NZGBC GreenStar tool on various projects since then to the present date.

In early 2016 Fiona began work on the Camp Glenorchy Living Building Challenge project as a Materials Researcher and later that year joined the New Zealand Living Futures Collaborative to undertake the role of Declare Manager NZ, supporting NZ manufacturers who participate in the Declare program.

Fiona has now worked on a number of LBC projects, principally with a focus on materials and waste management, and her work as Declare Manager requires her to be involved in technical issues that bridge Declare and the Living Building Challenge, with a particular focus on fit within the Oceania region.


Jan van der Bergh

Jan van der Bergh has worked in the development sector for over 15 years, leading residential, mixed use and master planned developments in Sydney and London. As a Senior Development Manager for Mulpha Australia, Jan leads the team on Norwest Quarter, a project which will transform 3.8 hectares of greenfield land into a vibrant village centre consisting of nine residential towers containing 864 apartments and 6,000m2 of space provided for cafes, restaurants, neighbourhood shops and childcare facilities. Norwest Quarter is working to being Australia’s most ambitious zero carbon precinct, where apartments consume two thirds less energy, one third less water, powered by 100% renewable electricity, and are designed to make it easy for anyone to sending zero waste to landfill.
LCI Consultants Australia

Jovana Klikovac

Jovana is a Senior ESD Engineer at LCI Consultants Australia, with master’s degree in Architecture and post graduate qualification in Energy Efficiency and Green Architecture.

She holds more than ten years of industry experience in Europe and Australia, ranging from Architectural design, Energy Efficiency and Thermal Assessments and simulations, LCAs, Climate Resilience Assessments, and ESD Consultancy services for LEED, BREEAM, Green Star, and WELL projects.

Jovana serves on various Industry Committees and holds a number of credentials including: LFA, GSAP, WELL AP, LEED AP, EcoDistricts AP, NABERS, CBD, Carbon Neutrality and NatHERS Accredited Assessor, Environmental Management Systems Lead Auditor (ISO 14001), and Passive House Certified Consultant accreditation.

NH Architecture

Martin Heide

LFIA Staff

Nicola Smith

Nicola Smith is a UK-registered architect with extensive experience working at a senior level in architectural and other built environment practices. She has been a Green Star Accredited Professional since 2009. Nicola is the Technical Officer at the Living Future Institute Australia, focussing mainly on the Declare program.

She also freelances in quality control, design management support, peer review, and is an urban design subject matter expert. Nicola is passionate about sustainable design outcomes, healthy materials, and enabling positive change through regenerative development.


Samantha McGavock

Ngāi Tahu | Ngāti Irakehu

Samantha is a Senior Project Manager and Director at done. Project Planning + Delivery and a Living Future Accredited Professional. Sam specialises in projects that have ambitious environmental goals and community objectives. She was the first Project Manager in NZ to have followed the Living Building Challenge process - contributing significantly to Te Kura Whare becoming the first fully certified Living Building outside of the USA.

Sam brought the Living Future kaupapa to screens throughout New Zealand when she was engaged as Sustainability Advisor on the TV show Marae DIY. In this role she worked with several Marae throughout Aotearoa in mahi which allowed them to be more self-sustaining, utilising new technologies and the healthiest materials to restore New Zealand’s most unique architecture. She also worked with Sustainable Coastlines to complete their Living Building Challenge submission.

Samantha relishes working with iwi, hapū and marae – who share the values of kaitiakitanga (caring for the environment) and whanaungatanga (caring for each other). Being continuously engaged with community, trained in architecture and having managed projects on behalf of both the contractor and client; Samantha understands a range of different viewpoints around the project table.


Shanica Saenrak

Shanica is NBRS' National Sustainability Lead and devoted architect with 17 years of architectural experience who contributes her diverse knowledge to extensive environments. She dedicates her time to improving multiple sustainability systems locally and nternationally. Her contributions include her work as an advisor for IWBI, WELL Health Equity and Community Concept. Her work in the development of Green Star’s Performance in the People & Wellbeing category as part of the GBCA expert reference panel. She has led and developed designs for projects across the community, health, senior living, education, and residential sectors. Shanica has a holistic understanding of global and local sustainability issues, allowing her to provide creative ideas for making buildings more sustainable environmentally, socially and/or economically.

Shanica is a Living Future Accredited Professional and was serving as an ambassador, Certified Passivhaus Designer, WELL Accredited Professional, Green Star Accredited Professional (in Buildings, Communities and Performance) and part of a Steering Committee of Regen Places Melbourne. She is passionate about biophilic design and healthy buildings. She dedicates herself to creating a positive impact on people and the planet.

She enjoys watching her daughters (2 and 5) grow and hopes for a better future.


Simone Delaney

Simone is a Sustainability Manager - Environment at Stocklands with significant experience in developing and implementing Sustainability strategy, improving social and business return and achieving targets. Simone has a wealth of knowledge and practice in building rating tools.

In her previous role at Frasers Property Australia, Simone worked on materials compliance for the Burwood Brickworks Shopping Centre in Burwood, Victoria. This included ensuring the thousands of products used on the project, met the detailed requirements for the Living Building Challenge. She has also volunteered as a facilitator for the Living Building Challenge Collaborative in Sydney for two years, before recently moving to Melbourne.

With a passion for sustainable design and development, Simone holds a Bachelor of Design in Interior Design and a Masters of Sustainable Development.

Rewild Agency

Sophie Hutchinson

Sophie has spent the past 15 years advising businesses and project teams on a range of Environmentally Sustainable design (ESD) and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) outcomes. As an Accredited Professional in both Green Star and the WELL Building Standard, she is passionate about guiding and inspiring built environment projects towards a healthy, Net Zero, nature positive world. She delivers training and education through her role as one of only 11 WELL Faculty members in Australia, and sits on the WELL Global Advisory and the Living Future Institute Working Committee to help guide and improve the standards’ implementation in Australia.

She is also one of only a handful of consultants globally that have undertaken the two leading accreditations to become a Regenerative Practitioner – from both the Regenesis Institute, and from the International Living Future Institute (ILFI). Through this work, she is able to advise on the world’s most rigorous sustainability assessments, the Living Building Challenge, to achieve outcomes that are socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative. Sophie has worked on the only Living Building Challenge Retail project in the world (Burwood Brickworks), and is currently working to deliver Australia’s first Living Building Challenge certified residential project.



Haris Moriatis was a founding member of the TWG, LFIA Board Member and beloved sustainability professional. Please join us in remembering him here.