David Lane

Day Presenting:  Tuesday 30 October
Time: 11:30am-11:30am
Session Concurrent A6 – Partnered Session
Presentation Title The China Experience
Position Title Chairman Emeritus, Partner
Company ThomsonAdsett

Biography:

David is Australia’s best known architectural specialist in the seniors living industry, having directed over 500 projects in Australia and internationally over the past 30 years.

David has practiced in Australia, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China, resulting in a strong knowledge of international markets. He was responsible for establishing ThomsonAdsett’s Tokyo and Hong Kong studios in the mid-90s and has been instrumental in building the practice’s international profile and securing work throughout Asia.

David is a passionate advocate for social and corporate responsibility internationally, particularly relating to issues impacting the elderly and their built environment. He is a prolific and highly regarded public speaker and has authored several papers on this issue.

David is currently building upon ThomsonAdsett’s international endeavors, having recently partnered with Borderless Healthcare Group to develop a revolutionary new suite of smart home design technologies which are set to transform the burgeoning seniors living market in Asia. He is also focused on the future direction of ThomsonAdsett, determining how best to position the company moving forward.

David has served on several professional and charitable committees and boards including the Australian Institute of Architects Practice Committee, Aged Care Exporters Network (Chairman) and Australian Masters in Aged Care Services.