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Ken Maher

Additional Director

Professor Ken Maher is an Additional Director of the CRC for Low Carbon Living, with a strategic leadership role with the CRCLCL’s Industry Network.

He is an architect and HASSELL Fellow, and a leader in Australia’s built environment field, advising both governments and the private sector. Ken is a Life Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, a Honorary Member of the American Institute of Architects, and a Fellow of the Green Building Council of Australia.

Ken is currently President of Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC), Chair of the City of Sydney’s Design Advisory Panel, member of the Sydney Opera House Eminent Architects Panel, a board member of Landcom and the ACT City Renewal Authority. He was a founding board member of the Green Building Council of Australia, Chair of the NSW Board of Architectural Education, board member and immediate past President of the Australian Institute of Architects.

He is Honorary Professor of Practice in the Faculty of Built Environment at the University of New South Wales and holds postgraduate qualifications in architecture, landscape architecture and environmental studies. He was awarded the Institute of Architects Gold Medal in 2009 and the Australian Award for Landscape Architecture in 2010.