Smitha is a thought-leader who doesn't follow the status quo or trends when it comes to design. With 20 years of interior design experience working in Australia and Internationally, Smitha is the NSW Workplace Sector Leader at Billard Leece Partnership. Smitha combines her expertise across multiple sectors, including education and health workplaces, to deliver fully integrated, informed, and innovative design solutions.
Smitha has led projects of varying size, scale, and complexity for both integrated and fit-out projects. She applies her expert knowledge in workplace strategy, design, and construction to create inclusive and connected places for people to work, heal and learn. Smitha has a deep appreciation for the synergies that span different workplace environments, and she combines her innovative thinking with insights into new ways of teaching, learning, and working to inform and inspire positive outcomes.
Smitha believes that human relationships are the most important piece to any business or project puzzle, and she takes a diligent approach to understanding the client needs to ensure that the design solutions create dynamic spaces that work for the organisation and its people. Her varied interests in architecture, photography and fine art underpin her sophisticated approach to spatial design, and her expertise in navigating complex stakeholder relationships creates a highly collaborative working environment.