Scott Carver is proud to announce the appointments of Angela Biddle and Esther Dickins as Directors, providing a true reflection of the growth and gender diversity of the internationally focused design firm at the board level.
Angela Biddle and Esther Dickins have both contributed significantly to the overall business, as well as having played an integral role in developing Scott Carver’s highly experienced Interior Design and Landscape Architecture teams respectively. The Interior Design and Landscape Architecture teams are now amongst the most sought-after in Australia and internationally.
Rodney Paesler, Managing Director of Scott Carver said, “Importantly for me, I am excited to welcome two female members to the board, completing a business goal to achieve gender diverse leadership and gender pay equity at all levels of the business. I am also excited because for Scott Carver to genuinely be known as a leading creative design studio, we must be genuine about the calibre and gender diversity of our leadership.”
“I am excited to welcome Angela Biddle and Esther Dickins as Directors at Scott Carver.”
“Angela’s appointment recognises her enormous and valuable contribution made to the culture and design spirit of Scott Carver. It also recognises her role in having built an enviable Interior Design team, which the market is truly excited about. Esther’s appointment recognises her considerable insight, strength and stability through growing a larger, and more qualitative Landscape Architecture team, which highly regarded by the market. Esther is genuinely a true collaborator and is an asset to Scott Carver.”
Angela Biddle and Esther Dickins join Doug Southwell and Andrew Turnbull as Directors at Scott Carver, and Rodney Paesler as Managing Director.
Angela Biddle, Director, said, “I am thrilled to be joining Rodney, Doug, Andrew and Esther as a Director of Scott Carver. Having each discipline represented at the director level is truly representative of the integrated practice that Scott Carver is. I look forward to working with my partners to continue to grow the practice, to collectively produce simple, crafted, elegant design, and most importantly, to help our clients tell their stories in meaningful ways.”
Esther Dickins, Director, said, “I am excited to have the opportunity to join the current Directors, Rodney, Doug and Andrew in leading Scott Carver towards new opportunities and expanding markets. I am particularly excited to be taking this role alongside Angela, as she brings great energy and dynamism to the team. It has been a joy to build the Landscape Architecture team over the past few years, and I now relish in this next chapter, stepping into a wider role in the company to be part of its future direction”.
These promotions also see Andrew Turnbull dedicate his focus to Scott Carver’s international operations, consolidating five years of activity in China.
“As a team, we are committed to becoming a global design citizen, something we all believe is important for us to remain relevant and at the forefront of leading design ideas at Scott Carver,” said Rodney Paesler, Managing Director of Scott Carver. “With a permanent office now in China to serve this market, I am equally proud to say we have concurrent projects in progress across five different countries.”
Director of Scott Carver, Andrew Turnbull said, “Esther and Angela exemplify the qualities of professional leadership. Both are true ambassadors, promoting people focused design and mentorship. I welcome their global perspective and depth of experience to broaden and strengthen Scott Carver. I am also excited about Scott Carver’s current international large-scale projects, including the recently launched Qingdao Yacht Club and Marina.”
Director of Scott Carver, Doug Southwell said, “I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to work alongside Esther and Angela as our new Directors at Scott Carver. As respected design professionals and leaders, they will bring great depth and diversity to guiding our client’s projects; and the future of the Scott Carver team."