Shirley has over 20 years’ experience in the Interior Design industry. Assuming a leadership role within the Jasmax interiors team in 2011, she has continued to expand and strengthen relationships with a wide variety of clients, managing design teams and delivering highly successful projects. She has a particular strength in establishing processes and maintaining a high level of communication that allows for innovation in the delivery of design.
Jointly leading Jasmax's National Interior Design team with Alasdair Hood, the studio consistently provides outcomes that are creative, intuitive and commercially viable. As part of this leadership, Shirley combines her inherent passion for architecture and interior design with her aptitude for astute logical business thinking. Through a high level of collaboration with both client, user and stakeholder, Shirley leads teams to strategically translates project briefs and implement project programmes.
This has been particularly evident in her continued work with BNZ. Over a six year period, Shirley has worked with the client through an array of processes, from briefing to the in-depth analysis of the impacts of pre-existing and new premises on the workplace environment. This continued relationship has given the team an opportunity to witness the evolution of the workplace and adapt their design approach across all projects.
Shirley’s extensive experience also includes the delivery of award winning projects such as Westpac and BNZ, and supporting her project teams as they deliver high quality outcomes including SkyCity’s The Sugar Club and Papakura Library.