Fire and Biodiversity Conference – Episode 2

Fire and Biodiversity Conference – Episode 2

Fire has been an integral part of the Australian landscape for hundreds of thousands of years. Since the Europeans arrived in Australia there has been a dramatic shift in how the landscape has been managed and the role of fire. This article is the second part of a...

Fire and Biodiversity Conference – Episode 1

Fire and Biodiversity Conference – Episode 1

Fire has been an integral part of the Australian landscape for hundreds of thousands of years. Since the Europeans arrived in Australia there has been a dramatic shift in how the landscape has been managed and the role of fire. Each major bush fire brings renewed...

What is left of consultation – power and representation

What is left of consultation – power and representation

Over the past 50 years the consultation industry has emerged as a response to the limitations of representative democracy. But consultation has its dark sides. Often the consultation industry seeks to engage with civil society to improve its delivery of products and...

PlacemakingX Webinar – Placemaking and Resilience

PlacemakingX Webinar – Placemaking and Resilience

In July 2020 David Galloway was part of a webinar presentation by PlacemakingX about his and others work in Leederville Western Australia on how to build vibrant and resilient places, particularly in the context of COVID shutdowns. David contributed his insights about...

De-risking government negotiations

De-risking government negotiations

Ferart Design is working with a client on the development of an ecotourism facility on the Ningaloo Coast of Western Australia. Because of a new regulatory environment caused by tenure and government policy changes over the past ten years there was considerable...

Advice for a young change agent

Advice for a young change agent

Having had a long career I often get approached by people who want to make a difference in the world but feel overwhelmed, don't know how or where to start, or what to do. Many people, including myself, have chewed long and hard on this conundrum. So based on my...

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David Galloway

David Galloway

Lead Designer

David has over 30 years experience in Australia and overseas working for government, industry, business, community groups, NGO’s and individuals. He has degrees in engineering, environmental science, sustainability and a Doctorate in design and sustainability.

His current work is strongly focused in design, working at the front-end of large projects to make them go beyond being purely sustainable and to become fully regenerative and productive. His experience is in project design and management, regional and urban planning, community liaison, ecological engineering, vision creation, issues management, natural resource management, and policy.

David brings exceptionally high levels of design thinking and project management skills to projects. He works at the interfaces of planning and design, community and environment, and business and innovation. By combining good business acumen, quality science and a solid understanding of how to engage with the community David’s design work produces highly innovative projects.

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