Head of Place Strategy and Design, AMP Capital Shopping Centre
Narelle Hutchins is an architect who is passionate about creating successful retail destinations that connect with their community and are valued by both visitors and owners alike. As head of Place Strategy at AMP Capital Shopping Centres, she is responsible for not only a customer-centric design approach but also leads the development of strategies to deliver shopping and leisure experiences that are tailored to their distinct markets.
Narelle has over 18 years’ experience working across a broad range of sectors, including commercial, residential, infrastructure, hospitality and retail in Australia and the UK, with the last 13 years in the shopping centre industry. Her roles have spanned architectural design management, interiors, building design, master planning and place making.
Narelle worked on the design of luxury retail stores, such as the Burberry Knightsbridge Flagship Store, and Louis Vuitton through to iconic mixed-use developments, such as Chelsea Bridge Wharf on the Thames. Narelle has a Bachelor of Architecture with Honours from UNSW and is accredited by the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia.