Helen Lochhead is an architect and urban designer, an Adjunct Professor at Sydney University and deputy NSW Government Architect responsible for client services within the office. The NSW Government Architects Office provides architectural as well as urban design, landscape, heritage, engineering services to a wide range of Government agencies in NSW as well as providing strategic design advice, design review and specialist expertise to State and Local Government.
Her career has focused on the inception, planning and delivery of complex multidisciplinary projects ranging from a 5-year city improvements program for the City of Sydney to major urban renewal and waterfront projects. Her projects have received numerous awards including AIA and AILA Urban Design and Sustainability Awards. She has recently returned from the US where she was the 2013-14 Lincoln/Loeb Fellow at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.