Helen Day is an independent urbanist, architect and public domain specialist with over sixteen years of international experience in the design and delivery of public projects and policies. Her interdisciplinary approach draws on cross-related expertise in urban design, architecture, public space design, urban economics, urban politics and community participation. Helen is a member of the Victorian Design Review Panel, 2012–2015 (Office of the Victorian Government Architect), and the Urban Design Advisory Panel, 2014–2015 (University of Melbourne).
Helen has a Masters of Cities, Space and Society from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor of Architecture (Hons) from RMIT. She has held senior positions with City of Melbourne (City Design Unit), ASPECT Studios (Melbourne), CABE – the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (London), West 8 (Rotterdam), DSDHA (London) and EDAW (London). In 2014, HELEN DAY URBANISM was established and focuses on enriching the future lives of people and environments through progressive research, design and facilitation platforms.