David Barnard

Technical Director, Urban Design + Master Planning, AECOM

David has extensive experience on complex projects with multiple stakeholders and competing interests. As a thought leader and urban designer, David is often asked help find the hidden answer to complex problems. His skills managing workshops and connecting ideas together has helped many clients and projects move beyond the norm and deliver innovative results.
David has an urban design and architecture background with more than 27 years of experience on projects in the UK, USA, Singapore and Australia. He joined AECOM in 2015 as the National Urban Design lead after spending three years as the National Urban Design director for Stockland and nine with Lend Lease as the NSW/ACT Urban Design director.
He spent 12 years in the USA primarily in San Francisco with ROMA Design Group, working on projects including large waterfront, port and urban regeneration master plans, transit-oriented communities, military reuse sites to small urban CBD projects.