We understand that the right team is critical for project success. Our team of talented design professionals based in  Brisbane and Townsville offer a wide range of skills and specialisations. 

Our approach is creative, responsive and straightforward and displays the knowledge and experience we have in our profession.  Our team are locally based and passionate about the projects that they work on. PDT is based on a mentoring culture where our practice partners are actively involved in your projects and the training and development of our staff. 

PDT Leadership Team

Susan Playford

Managing Director/Partner

Ian Downing


Laurence Taylor


Miranda Sheehan


Annie Yang

Senior Associate/Partner/Manager Interior Design

David Evans

Senior Associate/Partner

Mike Musil

Senior Associate/Partner

Nathan Clausen

Senior Associate/Partner/Manager Landscape Architecture

Ray Pini

Senior Associate/Partner

Richard Patenaude

Senior Associate/Partner

Natasha Prasek

Associate/Sustainability Lead

Oliver Thessman


Tim O’Donnell


Laura James

Senior Interior Designer/Team Leader

Leanne Goodwin

Senior Interior Designer/Team Leader

Scott Salmon

Project Leader


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