DIRECTORS

 


GEMMA SMITH, Director

BSc (Hons), MSc, Post Grad Dip Historic Building Conservation, Post Grad Dip Planning Law & Practice. M.ICOMOS, Planning Institute of Australia (Associate Member)

Gemma is a heritage practitioner with a background in planning and surveying having worked as Assistant Building Surveyor for the Historic Royal Palaces; Conservation Officer for Oxford City Council, volunteered for the National Trust (UK) and undertaken work funded by English Heritage to produce a ‘toolkit’ to assist professionals and non-professionals in assessing heritage significance and to improve the decision making processes in the historic environment. Since joining Hocking Heritage Studio, Gemma has been heritage consultant to both state and local governments, local communities, international companies and the education sector. She is an associate member of the Australian Planning Institute, member of Icomos and Institute of Historic Building Conservation (UK) Design Committees.

 


YEN NEE GOH, Director

B App. Sc (Arch. Science), B Arch (Hons)(Curtin), ABWA 2316, M ICOMOS, APT

Yen Nee is a registered architect with specialist skills and focus in built heritage and conservation projects. Working closely with specialist engineers and tradespeople, she has developed briefs and specifications for on-site investigations, material research and conservation technologies. Yen Nee also oversees the practice's architectural projects, including new built residential and educational buildings. Yen Nee is an active member of the Australian Institute of Architects (WA) sub-committees, Australia ICOMOS and the Association for Preservation Technology International Australia

 



PRUE GRIFFIN, Director

BA Hist, Post Grad Dip Pub History, M App Cultural Heritage Studies, M PHA, M ICOMOS

Prue has worked as a consultant historian and heritage consultant for over twenty years. She has worked in the state government sector and private practice enabling an understanding of heritage issues from many points of view. Through this experience Prue has gained familiarity with state and local government processes which is supported by her qualifications in history and applied cultural heritage studies. Prue continues to develop her skills through ongoing professional development and is committed to raising the profile of the discipline of history through her role as a committee member of the Professional Historians Association (WA).

 


DINAH MUJATI, Director

BA Arch, B Arch (Hons), ABWA 2389

Dinah is a registered architect overseeing the practice's project delivery and contract administration aspects of projects. Her skills in the back end of projects including delivery and management of projects, management of communications on and off site and within the practice is an asset to the numerous projects she has been involved with, including remediation and additions to small to medium scaled civic and community facilities, commercial and educational projects.

Dinah has vast working experience in commercial, large scale retail and residential sectors.