THE ARCHITEAM BOARD
ZOE GEYER, Secretary, Awards & Advocacy
Zoe Geyer is principle at ZGA which she formed in 2009. Zoe has over 15 years experience working in architecture. Zoë trained at RMIT and was a scholarship student at Japan’s Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1999, where she was tutored with local architects Jun Aoki and Atelier Bow-Wow. Studies of the urban environment were compiled in the publication By-Product-Tokyo in 2003. Zoë remains active in industry events and has been recognised in awards programs and publications locally and internationally.
Zoe joined the ArchiTeam board in 2014 and manages the Awards and Advocacy portfolios. As a young female Architect, Zoë seeks to encourage dialogue and cross-pollination between all members within the ArchiTeam and broader architectural community.
Zoe lives in inner Melbourne and enjoys exploring other creative fields, such as silversmithing and printmaking, when she finds the time.
FOOI- LING KHOO, Chair, Marketing, PR & DATUM
Fooi- Ling Khoo is the director of Oof! Architecture which she formed 10 years ago. Oof! Architecture specialises in domestic and commercial inner city design. Her practice has won several local architecture awards and received extensive media coverage both within Australia and internationally.
Fooi studied her degree at the University of Queensland, Germany and University of Melbourne. Fooi maintains a strong commitment to architectural education and has taught design at RMIT and the University of Melbourne as well as being a regular guest critic. She is a keen supporter of Modernist design advocates such as DoCoMoMo and the Robin Boyd Foundation, whose film society, DADo, she co-founded and runs.
Fooi joined the ArchiTeam Board in 2015 and is currently the Director of Marketing and PR, is the editor of the ArchiTeam monthly ENews Datum, as well as recently being elected Chair.
BARBARA MOJE, Finance
Barbara Moje graduated from RMIT University with honours in 1991 and worked as an architect in Germany for 3 years. She registered in 1998 in Victoria and has been running her practice barbara moje architecture since.
barbara moje architecture specialises in residential projects of all complexities, having completed apartment and warehouse fit-outs, heritage work, extensions and second storey additions, restorations of country houses and also smaller interior design upgrades. A new house, bushfire –resistant dwellings and has also delivered various commercial projects are also among her many projects spread across around Melbourne and regional Victoria.
In 2013 Barbara qualified as a Lighting Designer (IES Tech) with the IESANZ. She has also tutored at Melbourne Polytechnic, and has been guest critic at RMIT and Melbourne University. She has been an ArchiTeam member since 1998, has contributed to the CPD committee for several years and became Director in 2015.
In her spare time, she tries to relax as much as possible.
WARWICK MIHALY, Member Services
Warwick is a leader in the architecture profession. He is instrumental in championing positive change within the industry through mentoring the next generation of architects through lecturing, as a Director of Member Services at ArchiTeam, Practice Committee member at the Australian Institute of Architects, and through founding and cultivating Australia’s most widely read business blog for architects, Panfilo.
Warwick’s editorials have featured widely (The Age, Crikey, ArchitectureAU); topics include Explaining the architectural fee, Quality not quantity, and Our work is all about you. At the University of Melbourne, Warwick received the Castles, Stephenson, and Turner award for the student most likely to positively affect the architecture profession.
Prior to launching Mihaly Slocombe, Warwick worked at Perkins Architects, a boutique practice where he became adept at managing complex stakeholder environments on public and community projects within strict programs, budgets and regulatory requirements.
In his spare time, Warwick runs a lot and buys LEGO sets that he pretends are for his children.
B.Arch, The University of Melbourne
B.Planning & Design (Arch), The University of Melbourne
Dip.Modern Languages (Italian), The University of Melbourne
Registered Architect, ARBV
PETER FINN, Insurance
Peter has run his own practice for over 30 years with a focus on education and health projects. He has also worked in association with a number of other practices which he really enjoys.
Peter’s main personal interests are his family of 5, including architect daughter Priscilla. He enjoys cooking for family and friends. Peter was appointed to the Board of ArchiTeam at the 2016 AGM and is the director of Insurance and is the author of the popular series ‘What could possibly go wrong?…’ featured each month in the ArchiTeam ENews DATUM.
PHOEBE LA GERCHE-WIJSMAN, CEO
Phoebe La Gerche-Wijsman is a qualified landscape architect, has studied architecture, and has a keen interest in design. Phoebe has extensive experience in the not-for-profit membership based organisations with strong skills and knowledge in marketing and communications, program and event management.
NERISSA THOMPSON, Events & Engagement
KATHRYN HALLIDAY, Membership & Events Administration
Kathryn Halliday is an experienced Client Relations Coordinator with a keen interest in databases, administration and registration. She has a background in fine art, marketing and client databases and has worked in both art galleries and auction houses. Kathryn has studied at the University of Queensland and Deakin University.
MARGARET MAGALOTTI, Accounts
Margaret Magalotti is the ArchiTeam bookkeeper. She has been with ArchiTeam for over seven years and is a talented musician who loves Jazz.