Award-winning international design practice Scott Brownrigg has appointed Martin Leatham as Director of its South East Asia Design Hub in Singapore to drive expansion across the region.
19 November, 2014
Martin Leatham has over 30 year’s professional experience on a wide range of projects within Southeast Asia, Australia and the Middle East, and has worked extensively on the master planning, design and management of large-scale projects within the hospitality, education, commercial, retail, infrastructure, rail transit and airport sectors.
Having previously worked for HBO + EMTB Singapore and RMJM Singapore and Hong Kong, Leatham joins Scott Brownrigg from SRSS Singapore where he was Director responsible for many significant developments across the region. He has project managed multiple design teams across numerous high profile schemes, including the Sutherland Office Campus in Carmona, Philippines, The Hilton Zhengzhou in China, the Mercure Hotel in Sabah, Malaysia and the Sheraton and Luxury Collection in Hainan, China. In addition he was responsible for the master planning and design of a major 600,000sqm mixed-use scheme in Chengdu, Szechuan, China. Martin also led on the preparations to re-masterplan Hong Kong Jockey Club – Happy Valley and Sha Tin Racecourses and club facilities in Hong Kong, and led the design teams for the Dubai Light Rail concepts and the design of 16 MRT stations for the Circle Line in Singapore.
Leatham’s strategic appointment is meant to reinforce Scott Brownrigg’s international expansion strategy and its commitment to further growing business operations within the Southeast Asia region. He will lead and manage the Singapore office, which is currently delivering the University of Reading Malaysia Campus scheme in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, as well as develop and help to deliver the strategic plan for the office; driving growth and business development across the region.
On the appointment, Michael Olliff, Group Managing Director at Scott Brownrigg says, “Martin brings a wealth of regional and international knowledge, design and sector expertise to Scott Brownrigg’s operations within Southeast Asia. His proven and successful track record of winning and designing high profile schemes across the region is invaluable to the growth of the practice and in meeting its strategic business plan.”
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