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Paul Henry

  • Founder / Senior Principal
  • Brisbane, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei

Paul is an internationally recognised expert in the design and master planning of stadia, racecourses, arena and the planning of Olympic Games. He is an Australian architect with worldwide success. Paul sits on the global board of the specialist architecture practice, Populous, as both an owner of the worldwide firm and CEO of the Asian region. Paul studied at the University of Queensland and is now based
out of Brisbane, the home of all Populous’ export efforts in Asia and the Pacific.

During his extensive career, Paul has led the development of world renowned sports and entertainment buildings including the design of the Sydney Olympic Stadium, Nanjing Sports Park for the China National Games, Taiwan Arena, and the racecourses for the Hong Kong Jockey Club, as well as many other major stadia in Australia. His team was also instrumental in the design of the 2014 Asian Games stadium in Incheon, Korea. Paul was also involved in the Populous design process, for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Wembley Stadium, UK.

Many of Paul’s stadium designs have become a centerpiece for a city’s development, as well as showcasing Australian skills and expertise. Governments throughout Asia have invited Paul to lead discussions on the procurement and design of sports facilities to best suit the needs of a city and its community.
Paul is also an international speaker and has addressed the IOC in Lausanne, Switzerland; and the World Sports Summit in Beijing, China. Paul has frequently lectured at the Venue Management School on design and architecture.

Paul was recognised as an Australian Export Hero in 2010 by the Australian Institute of Export and the Governor General of Australia. He is a member of the National Advisory Council of The Export Council of Australia. Paul is passionate about Australia exporting its services, knowledge and creative skills and is proud to represent Australia and the Creative industries in export endeavours around the world.

Paul is an internationally recognised expert in the design and master planning of stadia, racecourses, arena and the planning of Olympic Games. He is an Australian architect with worldwide success. Paul sits on the global board of the specialist architecture practice, Populous, as both an owner of the worldwide firm and CEO of the Asian region. Paul studied at the University of Queensland and is now based
out of Brisbane, the home of all Populous’ export efforts in Asia and the Pacific.

During his extensive career, Paul has led the development of world renowned sports and entertainment buildings including Read More »

Work

Taipei Dome

  • Taipei
  • TBD

Tianjin XiQing Sports Park

  • Tianjin
  • 2013

Perth Major Stadium PDP

  • Perth
  • 2012

Hong Kong Jockey Club

  • Hong Kong
  • 2006

Sleeman Sports Complex – BMX Track

  • Brisbane
  • 2012

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