Warren and Mahoney expands Sydney team

September 4, 2020: News, People

Warren and Mahoney’s Sydney studio has expanded their team, with the recent appointments of Claire Matheson, Associate Principal, and Senior Associate Tom Vandenberg.

Claire Tom

Claire Matheson joins Warren and Mahoney with over 20 years’ experience working at the forefront of commercial and sport and recreation design across Australia and the UK. Most recently working for Australian architectural practices Fender Katsalidis and Scott Carver, Claire’s exemplar leadership skills have seen her lead several significant projects including Netball Central at Sydney Olympic Park and the revamped George Place precinct.

Claire is looking forward to being involved in strategy for a range of developments across the business as Warren and Mahoney heads up several large-scale projects from its Sydney studio, including a civic development northwest of the city.

“It is exciting to be joining Warren and Mahoney as they strengthen their presence within the Australian architectural scene, backed up by their prestigious and extensive portfolio in New Zealand.

“Any doubts there may have been joining a new firm during this time of COVID-19, have been convincingly allayed by the practice’s continuing confidence and capability as they strive forward.”

Tom Vandenberg joins the practice from Grimshaw, where he held the role of project architect on the competition-winning Green Square Pool project – Sydney’s largest pool complex since the 2000 Olympics.

“I’m looking forward to working alongside the talented team at Warren and Mahoney to achieve the best outcomes for our clients and contribute to the practice’s growing portfolio of projects here in Australia. The work the practice is doing in the Sports and Recreation sector is leading edge and I’m delighted to be part of the team delivering the exciting projects they have been commissioned this year.”

Studio Principal Sven Ollmann says he is thrilled to welcome Claire and Tom to the team in Australia.

“Both Claire and Tom demonstrate strong leadership and expertise, particularly in the Sport and Recreation sectors.

“Warren and Mahoney has recently won a number of significant projects in this sector, and we are excited to have attracted this calibre of talent.

We are confident they will both play an integral role in building our portfolio of clients and projects in Australia.”