Liz Westgarth

Principal, Hassell

Liz has a broad range of experience in commercial, residential, culture and arts, education and large master planning projects in Australia and abroad in both design and construction stages. Liz has been involved in significant and city shaping projects whilst at HASSELL including a new commercial/ mixed use sustainable development in Sydney, an LEP amendment planning proposal and commercial tower design for a development in Circular Quay, Sydney, the UNSW NIDA Postgraduate School, The State Library of NSW Redevelopment and Summer Hill residential apartments.

Liz has a passion for design excellence and strives to achieve high quality outcomes through mutual private and public benefit. She is currently a chapter councillor for the NSW Chapter Institute of Architects representing members and advocating for the profession.

Previously, Liz worked with Foster and Partners designing and managing projects in London and the Middle East, including the Central Markets Redevelopment with a 69-storey commercial tower and an 88-storey residential tower. She also spent three years based on site at Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, designing and delivering the first office building and Personal Rapid Transit station for this new carbon neutral /zero waste city for 40,000 residents.