Valerie is responsible for leading the design process, presenting projects and guiding a support team to ensure the project outcome meets the design excellence requirements of the client. Her designs have won both national and international design competitions in hospitality, retail and workplace sectors.
A practicing Interior Designer for over 19 years, Valerie has been awarded a Fellowship by the DIA for her contribution to Australian design.
Valued for her design knowledge, Valerie has involvement with curriculum assessment, continuing professional development of designers and has lectured in interior design at university level. She also acts as judge and mentor for the DIA GOTYA graduate of year programme.
Valerie is a dynamic supporter of the Design institute of Australia, holding the position of President of the DIA Vic/Tas Council since 2016 while also a National Director since 2011.