Dr Catherin Bull

Dr Catherin Bull, MLArch (Melbourne), DrDes (Harvard), AM FAILA MAICD is Emeritus Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Melbourne, Adjunct Professor at QUT, Chair of South Bank Corporation, a board member of Building Queensland and a member of the Design Directorate of Urban Growth NSW. She has led national and international consultancies in landscape architecture and urban design, been a Commissioner in the Land and Environment Court of NSW and was an academic for over 20 years, teaching, researching and supervising doctoral students, most recently as the Elisabeth Murdoch Professor of Landscape Architecture. She has published 2 books and over 50 papers in Australia and internationally, including New Conversations with an Old Landscape. Landscape Architecture in Contemporary Australia (Images Publishing 2002) and with co-editors and -authors Cross-cultural Urban Design. Local or Global Practice? (Routledge 2007). In 2011 she chaired and co-authored the OECD Global Science Forum report Effective Modelling of Urban Systems to Address the Challenges of Climate Change and Sustainability. As an advocate for better quality planning and design she has chaired and serves on juries, planning and design review panels and boards across Australia, including the National Capital Authority, ACT Planning and Land Authority, Capital City Metro, Sydney Olympic Park Authority, the Board for Urban Places Queensland and the Capital City Commission South Australia advising government and industry on urban design and public domain matters. She was made a member of the Order of Australia in 2009 in recognition of her contribution to landscape architecture and urban design.