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Details of Mr David Lyster


Mr David Lyster

Design Director

Dubai, Dubayy, United Arab Emirates
Industry Category: Construction Recruiters
Project Director, Architect Division Manager.
 Major Building Projects:
High rise and medium density Residential, Hotels, Retail, Marinas and Commercial Offices and Hospitals
Project Management, Business Development, Project Initiation, Design and Execution, Office Management.

Mr David Lyster'S Overview

Resume:
DAVID LYSTER
ARCHITECT / PROJECT  DIRECTOR
B. Arch. (ADEL) ARAIA
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PERSONAL DETAILS
 
Name
David Francis Paul Lyster
Postal Address
The Greens,
Fairways East Tower Apt 903
PO Box 121356
Dubai ,UAE
Mobile         +97150 4401568 Dubai   +97455803489 Doha
Email            davlys101302[AT]ejoob.com
 
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Architecture, University of Adelaide - 1980
Professional Registration / Membership
Architects Registration Board, Australia - 1983
Architects Accreditation Council of Australia
A.A.C.A. accreditation - 1985
Associate - Royal Australian Institute of Architects
A.R.A.I.A. admitted – 1985
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE
Project Director, Architect Division Manager.
  Major Building Projects:
High rise and medium density Residential, Hotels, Retail, Marinas and Commercial Offices and Hospitals
Project Management, Business Development, Project Initiation, Design and Execution, Office Management.
 
AWARDS
Royal Australian Institute of Architects
Urban Design Institute of Australia
Awards of Excellence
The Melburnian, 2001
Yarras Edge Tower 5, 2004
 
OTHER INTERESTS
History, Travel, Sport, Music.
 
REFEREES
Raymond Park, Director
Woods Bagot  Dubai mob + 971 559797438
Wieland Schorer, Director
4 D Design, Dubai mob +971 508861718
Russell Banham Director
Savills UK mob +44 7972000238
Tarek Shuaib, Partner
PACE Consultants Kuwait T +965 22669600
Kerry Galbraith , Director
KEO Qatar mob +974 55531923
EXPERIENCE
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David is a highly experienced Architect, Design Director with 30 years international experience
in the design and documentation of major projects throughout Australia, South East Asia,
United Kingdom and in the past 7 years, the Middle East.
 
These have included high rise apartments, retail, hotels and commercial offices in Melbourne,
Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok, Sydney, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
 
In addition, David has completed retail projects in London and Kuwait, medium rise cluster housing
and offices in Darwin and a major hospital in Brisbane.
Experience  includes project initiation, concept design and planning, master planning, project management
and delivery, office management, division manager and business development.
 
David is currently Design Director for UCC / KCT Doha managing the design and documentation of a major retail development in Qatar This includes mixed use hotel, residential community and tourist developments
Previous engagements included Client PM for the Al Shamsi Group developing a commercial office in Dubai
In 2009 he was engaged with PACE Consultants in Kuwait leading the project Team on the U$1 Bill Phases III The Avenues, a retail hotel and mixed use development in Kuwait City.
 
Previously he was Architect  Division Manager for Meinhardt Consultants in Dubai, UAE.
Projects undertaken include 12 apartment towers at Sama Dubai Lagoons, a boutique hotel on Island 51
The World and a hotel commercial mixed use development, Island City at Abu Dhabi.
 
For the previous 8 years David was Senior Design Manager for Mirvac Property Group in Melbourne
He was responsible for the delivery of several major mixed use apartment projects.
These included the 40 storey Yarra’s Edge Tower 5 and The Melburnian multi tower development.
Both projects won Australia wide RAIA and UDIA awards of excellence.
 
The previous 4 years he was an Associate with Woods Bagot in Darwin, Bangkok and Brisbane.
Employed as Design Architect / Director including the serviced apartments and mixed use development in
Ho Chi Minh City and Ipswitch Hospital, Queensland
This followed  Project Architect roles with leading practices in Sydney and London working on 5 star
hotels and retail projects and health care facilities employed in the Government sector in Alice Springs NT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Previous 15 years
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Design, Documentation and Construction. UNO
  
Employer UCC / KCT Doha
Jan 2012 to present
Position
Director Design and Development
Projects
Various including Mixed Use Retail Mall U$1Bill, 4 Star Hotel, FIFA football stadium ID and Palace Villas
Though design and construction phases
 
Employer  The Al Shamsi Group Dubai and Arif Bintoak
March 2010 to Jan 2012
Position
Client Project Manager Director     
Projects
Various including G+6 Commercial Office Dubai through to construction phase
Retail Marina development in Abu Dhabi To tender phase
                                                                                 
Employer
PACE Consultants, Kuwait City
July 2009 to March 2010
Position
Project Manager Director
Project
‘’The Avenues’’ Retail hotel mixed use development Phase III GLA 100,000m2,U$1Bill
Through Design Development, tender phase and commencement of enabling works
 
Employer
Meinhardt ( Sing), Dubai
May 2006 to June 2009
Position
Architect Division Manager , Project Director
Projects
Sama Dubai Lagoons Area 2,12x Multi Storey Apartment Towers
Design Development through to market  release and completion of enabling works
D51 The World Boutique Villa Hotel to design level,
Island City Phase 1+2 Abu Dhabi Mixed hotel retail commercial development.
Tender documents through construction phase
 
Employer
Mirvac Group, Melbourne
April 1998 to May 2006
Position
Senior Design Manager,
Projects
Yarra’s Edge Tower 5, 40 storey apartments and podium retail $130M The Melburnian, high rise apartment towers and podium retail $200M Moonee Ponds Shopping Centre, hotel, offices $65M SY21 Medium level cluster apartment community in inner city Melbourne
From concept design, feasibility, market release and construction phase through to completion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employer
Woods Bagot Brisbane, Bangkok, Darwin
Date
Sept 1994 to November 1997
Position
Project / Design Leader. Project Director.
Project
Concept design through to Tender packages uno
Ipswich Hospital Redevelopment. Ipswich, Qld. $95M
Palm Court, Ho Chi Minh City, 20 storey serviced apartments $45M. 
SG Land - Bangkok, 2x 25storey office towers. $85M
RASA Tower II - Bangkok, Thailand. 32 Storey Commercial offices $70M
Apin Pack 49. Robertson Barracks HQ Building
Darwin Through to completion
 
Previous 10 years
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Design, Documentation and Construction. UNO
 
Employer
Platt Consultants
Darwin and Alice Springs
Position
Office Manager / Design Arch. June 1992 to Sept. 1994
Projects
Stuart Towers Darwin,18 storey apartments $45M
Alice Springs Prison. Alice Springs N.T. Concept Design to completion
New medium and high security prison complex $40M
 
Employer
The Rice Daubney Group
Sydney, Australia
Position
Project Architect August 1989 to April 1991
Project
Sheraton Airport Central.12 storey 4 star hotel, commercial offices and podium retail  $95M
Concept Design through to enabling works
 
Employer
Devine Erby Mazlin Architects Pty. Ltd.
Sydney, Australia
Position
Project Architect February 1989 to August 1989
Project
Chatswood Connection mixed use retail commercial offices and Southern Pacific Hotel
15 storey 5 star hotel $80M
 
 
 
Employers
Watkins Gray International, Kent, UK
Renton Howard Wood Levin, London, UK
Fitzroy Robinson Partnership, London, UK
Dates December 1985 to July 1988
Projects
Twelve storey hotel / office  London Docklands, $75M
Sainsbury’s super store and car park, Romford London $60M
Concept design through to enabling works
Employer
Northern Territory Department of Transport and
Works, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
Dates
February 1980 to July 1985
Projects
Project Architect for numerous medium scale Government projects including:
Alice Springs Hospital Extensions
A/S Child Health Unit Redevelopment
Gillen House Hospitality / hotel training college.
Grandstand and clubrooms for Alice Springs Show grounds
Regional Community ablution blocks and facilities
 
IT SKILLS                          
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 MS Project              - Advanced Level
 MS PowerPoint       - Intermediate Level
 MS Excel +Word     - Intermediate Level
 Project Centre PM  - Intermediate Level
 Aconex PM             - Intermediate Level
 
 
 
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