Our teams across Australia, China and South East Asia are hand-picked, carefully curated with industry leaders, up and comers, quiet achievers and award-winning strategists and creators.

Celebrating the individuality of our people, we form successful and thriving environments.

And whilst our teams are made up of planners, landscape architects, urban designers, and engagement specialists, they are people and place users too. As such we don’t separate ourselves from this. We embrace it, to inform the delivery of true places for people, and create better futures as a result.

Want to join the Place Design Group team? See our Careers Section here.

Beth Toon

Beth Toon

CEO | Executive Director
Catherine Gallagher, Place Design Group

Catherine Gallagher

Board Member
Chris Isles, Place Design Group

Chris Isles

Executive Director, Planning
Elaine Shi

Elaine Shi

Senior Project Manager
Emma Judd, Place Design Group

Emma Judd

Group Marketing Manager
Emma Vidot, Place Design Group

Emma Vidot

CFO | Company Secretary

Erin Yang

Administrative Assistant – Shanghai Office
Eudora Xiao

Eudora Xiao

General Ledger Accountant

Hannah Buckingham

Marketing & Communications Intern

Helen Yu

Marketing + Communications Manager - China
Ian Klug AM, Place Design Group

Ian Klug AM

Company Chairman
Jamie Salter, Place Design Group

Jamie Salter

Operations Coordinator
Jean Chen, Place Design Group

Jean Chen

Senior Planting Designer

Jess Campbell

Project Administrator

Jinra Ding

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Judy Ji

Admin/Finance Assistant

Keeley Henn

Administration Officer - Sydney Office
Kelly Doyle, Place Design Group

Kelly Doyle

Accounts and Payroll Coordinator

Louise Yu

Accounts Manager

Mark Burgess

Managing Director - China
Meg Yue, Place Design Group

Meg Yue

Project Director | Shenzhen Office Principal

Megan Pettiona

Office Administration - Gold Coast Office
Nemo Hu

Nemo Hu

Project Director | Shanghai Office Principal
Rachel Zhu, Place Design Group

Rachel Zhu

Project Finance Coordinator
Rebecca Evans, Place Design Group

Rebecca Evans

Marketing Coordinator
Ruby Tan

Ruby Tan

Accounts Manager
Stefanie Zhang, Place Design Group

Stefanie Zhang

Administrative Assistant – Chengdu Office

Taylah Hazleton

Receptionist | Brisbane Office
Yolanda Yu, Place Design Group

Yolanda Yu

Project Director | Chengdu Office Principal


Communications & Engagement Executive


Place Design Group has a permanent role available for an experienced Communications & Engagement Executive to join our team based in our Brisbane office.

Landscape Architect

Gold Coast

Place Design Group has a permanent role available for an experienced Landscape Architect to join our team based in our Gold Coast office.

Landscape Architect


Place Design Group has a permanent role available for a Landscape Architect to join our team based in our Townsville office.