Mark Talbot


Bachelor of Design (Distinction),
University of South Australia


Mark is the Sector Leader for Interior Architecture in Australia, known and respected for his client focus, inspiring leadership and commitment to great design outcomes.

Mark has diverse interiors expertise across the commercial, hospitality, residential, education, health, mixed-use and aviation sectors, and draws on this cross-sector experience to create the best design solutions for clients and communities.

Mark brings 30 years of experience in architecture, interior architecture, and industrial design. He leads significant teams delivering city shaping projects including Macquarie Group’s global headquarters at Elizabeth Place and Ashurst Workplace in Sydney. His previous project experience encompasses future-focused flexible workplaces such as the Suncorp Sydney Headquarters at 10 Shelley Street, luxury residential developments including Hong Kong’s 129 Repulse Bay Road, and significant master plans for clients including Sydney’s National Institute of Dramatic Arts. He has worked in world-class studios in Australia, London, and Hong Kong.

Throughout his accomplished career, Mark has demonstrated an ability to align client briefs with optimal design solutions that are underpinned by both experience and contextual analysis. A natural and hands-on leader, Mark is skilled in managing resources and facilitating open collaboration between design teams, clients and stakeholders.