Tara Veldman

Billard Leece Partnership

Tara has over 18 years’ experience designing projects across Australia, Europe and the Middle East. In the Netherlands she pursued her interest in socially based design, working with prominent health design practice De Jong Gortemaker Algra and explored her passion for painting and printing studying fine art at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam.

At BLP Tara has been involved in the Royal Melbourne, Royal Women’s and Royal Children’s Hospitals. Tara is known for her ability to add value, challenge existing paradigms, motivate her team and expertly engage in complex relationship management with stakeholders and usergroups. Most recently she has led the multi-million dollar Wagga Wagga Health Service and Shellharbour Hospital Redevelopments.

Professional Affiliations: Bond Nederlandse Architecten (Professional Association of Architects), Architects Registration Board NSW, National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) and Australian Institute of Architects.