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David Collins
Principal  (Melbourne, VIC)

David Collins is a Principal of Silver Thomas Hanley with a passion for creating appropriate architectural and urban environments, within the natural and built settings of his projects. With over 20 years of experience at STH, David has established significant expertise in the design of healthcare facilities with particular experience in cancer care centres, teaching facilities and large brownfield redevelopment projects. David has taken on lead roles for several complex projects in both the public and private sectors.

David undertook a significant role on the international Public Private Partnership for the CAD$355m Abbotsford Regional Hospital Cancer Centre. The project is highly regarded for its major environmental initiatives and is the first major acute tertiary hospital in Canada to be awarded Gold LEED recognition (equivalent to a 5 Star Green Star - Healthcare As Built Rating).

Recently, David has been involved in the major expansion works at the University Hospital Geelong. These works have encompassed the design and delivery of several projects by STH over a 10 year period, with David conducting a crucial role in their development.