Leader of the Melbourne studio, David Ritter’s expertise ranges from strategic consulting through to environmental design optimisation and ESD consulting on ambitious built environment works. He is experienced working with government and corporate clients on large scale masterplanning projects and portfolio-wide leadership towards meeting the urgent challenges of the day, such as the net zero carbon imperative. As a member of CIBSE and AIRAH, he is also an accomplished environmental engineer and has led engineering and ESD input on significant commercial, arts, culture and science projects around the world. David is also a passionate advocate for interdisciplinary design integration and is currently teaching at Melbourne University on an innovative ARENA funded design studio comprising a mix of architectural and engineering students. He is leading a teaching process challenging architecture and engineering students to deliver zero carbon buildings for the Aged Care and Health Care sectors.