Barbara  Schaffer

Barbara Schaffer

Principal Landscape Architect, Government Architect NSW

With over twenty years of experience Barbara has a strong track record in strategic planning, design and the delivery of complex high-profile public places, within both government and private sector contexts.

Barbara brings an appreciation of strategic thinking with an understanding of the need to facilitate and coordinate inter-agency integration to ensure Government investment and public benefits are fully realised.

Barbara’s key passion and focus has been around projects that implement progressive technologies and practices to shape future developments and instigate change. 

She is interested in projects and ideas which set a vision and direction for a sustainable future and has led and contributed to projects across diverse realms.

Barbara initiated the landmark Sydney Green Grid Project -  a metropolitan wide green infrastructure project and more recently the Draft Green Infrastructure Policy for NSW, Greener Places.