Paromvong Sinbandhit is a chartered Architect and Urban Designer/Planner with over 40 years combined experience in architecture, urban planning and urban design in Australia. He completed his Bsc(Arch) at the University of NSW, Australia, in 1971, and BArch (Hons.1) in 1974, when he was awarded the Board of Architects of NSW Medallion. He subsequently undertook a Master’s degree in Town & Country Planning at the University of Sydney, and completed the degree in 1986. During his long and illustrious career, Paromvong has worked in a number of architectural practices, working his way from a humble student architect before graduation, to graduate architect, senior architect in the first practice that he joined, and was appointed Associate Director in 1979. During this period he had been seconded to work with a number of renowned and prominent architects and had gained valuable exposures to a variety of projects and practices. He subsequently moved on to another practice in 1982 to broaden his experience, before joining the current practice in 1984, where he was appointed Associate Director in 1988 and Director in 1992, and later became Director of Urban Design & Planning as his principal works had progressively become focused on large scale master planning of greenfield and brownfield areas. As Urban Design and planning Director, Paromvong is responsible for setting standards and reviewing of the company’s major urban planning and housing projects nationwide.