Warrick Chalmers

Senior Principal, Architect / Melbourne

Warrick has spent the past two decades working on the design, client liaison and project management of a number of stadia and arena projects in Australia, New Zealand and England, including a five year period on Wembley National Stadium in London in the early 2000’s.

Following his return from London, Warrick was the Project Leader on the award-winning Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast, Queensland and in 2009 he led the Stadium Infrastructure Team that advised the Football Federation Australia as part of their bid for the FIFA World Cup 2018/22.

Warrick has also been involved in the design and master planning for a number of New Zealand sporting and event venues including Claudelands Event Centre in Hamilton as well as Westpac Stadium in Wellington. He was the Project Leader for the Stage 2, 3 and 4 Redevelopments at Kardinia Park Stadium in Geelong from 2008 to 2017 and was also involved the Stage 5 Business Case process. He was the Project Leader on the redevelopment of the Sydney Showgrounds Main Arena which became Spotless Stadium and is used for both AFL and T20 cricket and for the Sydney Royal Easter Show.

Warrick has also developed and led the Training Facility sector of Populous and has been involved with the design and development of training facilities at the Geelong Cats, West Coast Eagles and GWS Giants AFL teams, the Brisbane Broncos as well as the Australian Rugby Development Centre and UTS Sports Campus completed in 2017. Through this experience, Warrick has developed specific skills in the design and delivery of complex sport facility projects. He has excellent client liaison skills and takes great care to understand the needs of our clients.